Will my hens leave?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Chickenheadmate, May 24, 2018.

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  1. Chickenheadmate

    Chickenheadmate Chirping

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    My dad said my hens will leave in search of rooster if i eat him. I'm planning on eating him and giving the hens away to someone who lives in the city. Is it true that they will go in search of a rooster if i remove this one?
     
  2. LilJoe

    LilJoe Crowing

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    This is not true. They will probably seem upset (pecking order stuff, etc.) for awhile, but no, they will not run away.
     
  3. Harmony Fowl

    Harmony Fowl Songster

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    In my experience, the removal of a rooster results in an instantaneous sigh of relief from the hens. Not joking, they seem 100% more relaxed as soon as he’s gone, not likely to go seek out another.
     
  4. LilJoe

    LilJoe Crowing

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    My flock, if it was a good rooster, seems saddened if their "man" is taken. Lol . Depends on the birds I guess
     
  5. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crowing

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    they would not run away, they will either be a little sad or relaxed, but not run away!
     
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  6. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crowing

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    is your roo mean?
     
  7. SAMnELLA

    SAMnELLA Songster

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    I think it would be a relief for my hens too. LOL
     
  8. varidgerunner

    varidgerunner Songster

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    If they can't hear a rooster, then they won't go to a rooster. Simple as that. This is why roosters crow.
     
  9. Chickenheadmate

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    Mmm. I don't think so lol
     

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