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Will my Roo hurt the male chicks?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jengro65, Oct 19, 2011.

  1. jengro65

    jengro65 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Rooster is about 7 months old. He fathered the 7 chicks I have now. The chicks will be 4 weeks old in a couple days. They are still with Mama and I integrated them with the rest of the flock at 2 weeks old. I'm not sure how many boys I have yet and I'm wondering if Dad will become dangerous to them once my broody is done being Mother.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    When they mature there will probably be fighting as they start breeding the hens in the flock.
     

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