Agressive rooster

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Jay262, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. Jay262

    Jay262 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He has been picking hens real bad to the point there backs are all bald. A few days ago even got to the point where he picked one to the point she bleed at which point the others in the coop pecked her to death. Should i replace him before there cull all of themselves out.
     
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Yup. Go with an older more mature rooster.
     
  3. cat1994

    cat1994 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 12, 2010
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    He has been picking hens real bad to the point there backs are all bald.
    You can buy hen savers
    A few days ago even got to the point where he picked one to the point she bleed at which point the others in the coop pecked her to death.
    As soon as you see blood you should remove the hurt bird until it is healed
    Should I replace him before there cull all of themselves out.
    Yes, you can try a smaller breed of bird if it doesnÂ’t matter if they are not the same breed, my lil bantam boy is very easy on my big hens
     

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