Will roostera far away but able to be heard come and fight with others

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by TheTwoRoos, May 10, 2016.

  1. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Crowing

    Sep 25, 2015
    I cqn hear roosters and im sure my roi does too.Will this cause them to leave nd go spar or attract others?

  2. LRH97

    LRH97 Songster

    Jul 29, 2013
    Southern Illinois
    My neighbor has a flock across the yard and they have multiple roos. Mine and theirs crow back and forth with each other and that's about it. There was one instance when one of the neighbor's roos came over and started chasing my hens. My head roo tore into him one time and he (the neighbor roo) never came back again. If you and your neighbors aren't really close, I doubt your roo will stray far from his hens and vice versa
    Last edited: May 10, 2016
  3. Folly's place

    Folly's place Free Ranging

    Sep 13, 2011
    southern Michigan
    It will depend on distance, and breed types. Some birds roam a bit further than others. They will have crowing contests! If they are too close (next door) fencing will be a good choice. Mary

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