3 weeks ago, our Cochin hatched 12 eggs of varying mutt chicks :)
It is obvious that we have at least 4 cockerels in this bunch and I'm waiting for more signs to confirm others as being cockerels.
Today, one of the 3 week old cockerels was kicking the pants out of the other co-hatchling cockerels. He was relentless and would not stop - he just kept going after them over and over and over. I separated him from the bunch and peace was restored. The other cockerels are black and I couldn't see the damage, but the aggressor is yellow and he already was nicked all over his head from the other cockerels fighting him back.
We are not planning on keeping the cockerels as we already have a huge white rock rooster and a silkie rooster.
What do you all suggest.
Does he need to be put down now or will he grow out of it long enough to put him to pot?