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Roosters fighting

Posted by johanna_h Z5 SW MI (My Page) on
Sat, Feb 21, 09 at 17:40

I posted yesterday unsure whether my two roosters had been fighting, or whether Egglebert was injured in some other way and Tweedledum took advantage of his weakness.

Today when I was freshening Egglebert's water in his kennel he scooted out past me and Tweedledum immediately went after him.

So now I know.

Does anyone think this is a situation that can be managed somehow, or does one of the roosters need to go? I currently have 12 hens and plan to add chicks in the spring.

Thanks for your opinions and expertise.

Here is a link that might be useful: My place: Busy Solitude Farm

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RE: Roosters fighting

Its what cocks do. You will probably have to keep them seperated. The least you can expect is the loss of an eye on one or both.

RE: Roosters fighting

Thanks. I thought that was the case, but of course I hoped there might be another solution.


RE: Roosters fighting

Soup if you can handle it.

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