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    hi i am trying to introduce a cockerel to my ex bats without any luck
    they are rejecting him any ideas

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    did you put him in a cage in their run first?

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    no i just puy him in the run

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    ok well you want to put him in the run but seperated so they can get used to him, but he's not gonna jump on them, don't forget they have never seen a cock before, then when they have stopped terrorising him through the bars, put him in the house with them at night, they are a lot more acceptable of other birds then.

    have a read through a few of these, there might be a few other ideas
    introducing a cockerel to hens - Google Search

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    thanks lynda66 i will take your advice

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    They will settle down together after a few days and he'll hopefully start acting like the boss. How old is your cockerel? Has he been running with hens before?

    Dwell simply ~ love richly

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    I was wondering at what age to the lads start knowing what to do????

    Young man Young man time for them eh???

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    why do you want a cockeral?
    My girls found their way into my heart and now they nest there

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