4 month old roo being rough with pullets

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tnmommy, Oct 4, 2013.

  1. tnmommy

    tnmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2013
    Loretto, TN
    I assume this is just the beginning of his "dominance," but my Australorp roo pecked one of the pullets for no apparent reason. He grabbed her comb. Her comb is just now getting red, so maybe he was just pecking that out of confusion. He's generally calm and docile.
  2. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

    Sep 26, 2013
    madison Indiana
    thay do act like that when young, he will calm down when he figures it all out

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