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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by buckinnuts, Aug 8, 2008.

  1. buckinnuts

    buckinnuts In the Brooder

    May 18, 2008
    york Pa
    my roo has been real aggressive lately since his mate died well I have in with the 6 week olds now which he has been really good with but still very protective but he has picked on one pullet and she has a small peck mark on the back of her head. I put a 3 ointment cream on it. was that a good idea or what should I do
  2. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing

    Mar 25, 2008
    I would take him out. The peck mark on the back of the neck more than likely indicates that he is trying to get her to mate with him. The 6 wk. olds aren't old enough for that yet and won't be interested or cooperative. He will just hurt them. I would also check out rooster-reds advice on how to handle and aggressive rooster. Here's a link to his page. [​IMG]


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