Agressive young rooster

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by cluckerrob, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. cluckerrob

    cluckerrob New Egg

    Jul 9, 2011
    As it turns out, I have two roosters. the crew is about 4 mos old now. RI red rooster has been picking on the hens every morning and throughout the day, the Buff Orp rooster usually comes to the rescue of the hens, pecking at the RI. I raised them all from chicks and I'm sort of attached to the girls and realize it's just nature but the cocky little red rooster is about to become dinner at any moment.

    Any advice would be appreciated [​IMG]
  2. 10 point

    10 point country boy

    Feb 19, 2011
    LaFayette, NY
    I think dinners sounds like a good Idea for him
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    I recommend the Crock Pot method.
  4. Merryment

    Merryment Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 20, 2011
    With dumplings.
  5. L84dinner

    L84dinner New Egg

    Jul 24, 2011
    I do love orpingtons, but I know what you're going through.
    I have banished one young buff orp cockerel to the 'outer limits' because of the way he was harassing my girls.
    nothing has eaten him yet so I guess I will, eventually, but for now he's eating bugs in my backyard.
  6. ladyride

    ladyride Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2011
    East Tn
    Got a white banty of some kind acting the same way. [​IMG] he got banished to chicken jail a x-large portable dog crate . I am waiting til my buff orp roo gets grown in enough to put in with the big girls . The little roo is gonna hit the pot proably this weekend. [​IMG] He came by mistake he was supposed to be a orp roo. [​IMG] It didn't take long to figure out he wasn't the right roo. [​IMG] Crock pot maybe your best bet as well.
    Last edited: Aug 12, 2011
  7. wildriverswolf90

    wildriverswolf90 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2011
    polk county, NC
    I say send his cocky behind to freezer camp

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