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#1 2013-10-27 21:59:26

New2Chickens
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From: Rocky View, Alberta
Registered: 2012-05-30
Posts: 8

How many roosters can you keep

in a 8X9 shed with 8 hens?   I have 2 young roosters and thinking I'll have to re-home one soon.   They hatched end of may 2013.

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#2 2013-10-27 23:10:57

Maggiesdad
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From: Louisa County, Virginia
Registered: 2011-10-05
Posts: 1980

Re: How many roosters can you keep

That's probably not going to work... :sad:

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#3 2013-10-28 01:16:33

poplar girl
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From: Athabasca, AB, Canada
Registered: 2011-06-30
Posts: 3159

Re: How many roosters can you keep

In general I think just one rooster in that sized coop with 8 hens. Two will fight and be way harder on the hens.


Raising red cuckoo (marraduna) Euskal Oiloak and self blue (lavender) & black Belgian Bearded d'Uccles.

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#4 2013-10-28 11:26:14

Flat Rock Farm
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From: Branchton, Ontario Canada
Registered: 2011-07-03
Posts: 3359

Re: How many roosters can you keep

poplar girl wrote:

In general I think just one rooster in that sized coop with 8 hens. Two will fight and be way harder on the hens.

I agree with PG :thumbs:

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