After a few nights, a bear (bear droppings 25 steps away), but most likely a racoon, ripped the door open, and one rooster gone. Just a few feathers left. The remaining one stayed close to the old dog.
A farmer friend was culling 300 older laying hens, and replaced them with new chicks. A quick addition to the old outhouse, and a trip to the farm, a farmers dozen became 13 happy old hens, and one happier young rooster: 5 eggs every day since.