Abusive Rooster. Why Does My Rooster Always Peck My Hens?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ScrambledAcresFarm, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. ScrambledAcresFarm

    ScrambledAcresFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Every time I place my rooster in with my hens, he's very abusive! The hard pecks and flogs never stop. My hens eventually stop laying. I want him to fertilize some eggs for my incubator but it's just not happening. When he's lose in the yard he hangs around the pen clucking and trying to get their attention, but when I put him in there he is awful. What do I do? I need a horny rooster!LOL:lau
     
  2. Master S.M.C

    Master S.M.C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He probably wants to mate but just is not mature, not sure on how he should preform the procedure.
     
  3. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is he a new rooster to your hens?When I tried putting my RIR rooster with some hens,he had no experiene with mating or how to deal with the hens.He would try to chase them down and it scared them.He was unexperiened with how care for then.I took him out and after a month I tried reintroducing him.He was way more gentle with them and didn't chase them as much.He was alot more nice to them.
     
  4. ScrambledAcresFarm

    ScrambledAcresFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had him for 2 1/2 years! He use to breed my Turkens. Who knows. Maybe he's changed his sexual preference! LOL
     
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  5. picklespickles

    picklespickles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    chop chop put in pot. [​IMG] then get a new one. or, get a new one and keep the old but watch out they don't fight.
     

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