Attacked by my Ameraucana Roo. Grrrrrrr!!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by steffpeck, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. gwennym

    gwennym Songster

    Dec 18, 2008
    Edwardsville, IL
    Well, my "favorite" roo, Leroy, jumped up on my shoulders (from behind me, as I was checking out some brand new baby chicks) and pecked me on the head! I got a hold of his leg and flung him into the coop ... caused a big ruckus with the head roo, Chief, and the hens. Usually it's Chief that attacks my legs .... he had been really awful until I bought 4 more hens to keep him occupied. Poor Leroy, though, Chief won't give up one hen for Leroy's company. Maybe when I put my hair up in a clip I looked like a predator roo .... who knows what goes through those bird brains...

  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Wow Steff, if you want to give up up that mean roo, I'll make a trip north and bring him south.
  3. steffpeck

    steffpeck Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    Quote:[​IMG] Maybe after I get a few chicks out of him he can come live with you.
  4. steffpeck

    steffpeck Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    Quote:My sizzle roo, Elvis, is the head roo and whenever Bozo tries to mate one of the girls, Elvis will charge him and knock him off. Maybe he is just really frustrated. LOL!!
  5. KinderKorner

    KinderKorner Songster

    Mar 8, 2009
    Southern Illinois
    My very sweet gentle ameraucana roo attacked me once for no reason. It was a complete shocker and then he went on to do it several more times over like a month. I was going to sell him, but he was one of my favorites. One time he attacked my legs, I grabbed the closest thing to me which was a giant magnet on a broom stick, and I hit him hard enough to send him flying. He has not attacked since and that was a year ago. Needless to say, I still don't like turning my back on him anymore.

    Sadly though, he passed away a week ago or so from unknown causes.

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