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Would this be cruel?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by CrazyChickensEverwhere, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. CrazyChickensEverwhere

    CrazyChickensEverwhere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi. I want to breed polish but I dont have a seperate pen. I have a EE rooster and mixs in a flock. If I wanted to breed polish in there I would have to take out the EE and put a polish in the pen to know the polish eggs are purbred polish. Well I was thinking I would have to have a The EE boy in a pen by himself, is that mean?
     
  2. CrazyChickensEverwhere

    CrazyChickensEverwhere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ?
     
  3. TheMainException

    TheMainException Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the pen were nearby so he could be close to them it might not be so bad and if you were going to put them all back together after a while, then I wouldn't think it would be too rough on him, but it can somewhat mess up the pecking order to bring them together...and if you never did put him back in the same pen, I would start to wonder why you are keeping him in the first place.
     
  4. CrazyChickensEverwhere

    CrazyChickensEverwhere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldent put him back in because I won't want him sperming the polish hens. I am keeping him because hes a nice boy. And I like him.
     
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  5. CrazyChickensEverwhere

    CrazyChickensEverwhere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I guess i'll have to find away then.
     
  6. txhomegrown

    txhomegrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You said you didn't have a pen to put the polish in, but you have a pen to put the EE in??? Why not put the polish in THAT pen?
     
  7. CrazyChickensEverwhere

    CrazyChickensEverwhere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Because its big enough for 1 chicken. BUT not for 10.
     
  8. CrazyChickensEverwhere

    CrazyChickensEverwhere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I talked with my dad and we are residing the house, and the old wood we might re-use the "better" stuff, and make a 6x6x6 foot chicken house for 10 chickens.
     
  9. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Overrun With Chickens

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    Pick your best hens say the top half. Put them with the polish roo. Then have them lay for several days, and hatch out those eggs.

    Put the others with the EE and eat those eggs.
     

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