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Bloody rooster

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I'm new to chickens. We got ours in February. Some of our roosters must be starting to fight. This morning Donald Trump had blood down the front and on his feet. He has a cut on his waddle.i don't see anyone else with blood on them. Are the establishing pecking order? Should I clean the wound? Any advice would be much appreciated.
Edited by JohnBoysWife - 5/16/16 at 7:53am
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Pecking order and fighting over females are some of the main reasons roosters fight, how many roosters over how many hens?

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4H Member and backyard chicken keeper! I keep bantams, standard, fancy and regular layers, and everything in-between! I also keep Cotournix quail, Button Quail and Pigeons!
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Im not exactly sure. We are going to be taking some of the rooster out soon. 39 chickens. At least 5. 3 are crowing.
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