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Aggressive rooster

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by stevie nicks, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. stevie nicks

    stevie nicks New Egg

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    I have just fenced in area where roosters hens and chicks can roam..and the roosters return to their coop at night..and girls and babies to theirs. I go into my gate and thats where they are.
    The 1 silkie rooster whom ive had since his may 2015 birth..and has been good natured. Attacks in aggressive manner when i and my husband enter area. The babies are his..2 of them born dec 12. And the hen he mated with and the other hen in there. They have been together since their may 2015 birth.
    I have tried being firm...walking through them...using a stick.. having feed...but he even gets aggressive when he sees me coming toward their area. He attacked me and my husband this morning..then tried 2nd attack on husband. I am at a loss on what to try. If i get rid of him..the other may become aggressive. I just cant take chances with him. Any suggestions? I could just put the roosters by in their coop and run and close their run gate. And let the girls and babies roam . Would love as many suggestions as i can get
     
  2. BeachMomma

    BeachMomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the usual advice I give for unruly roosters. Hope this will help you. Definitely read the article linked at the bottom.

     
  3. stevie nicks

    stevie nicks New Egg

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    Thanks so much. Will give it a try.
     

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