Bossy cockerel

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Ole rooster, Mar 4, 2012.

  1. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2011
    Milner, Georgia
    I have an issue I need to look after and need a little advice.

    I have a 11 week old cockerel that I really know what he was till a week or so ago that has just over night gotten very bossy. He pecks everyone his sisters and brother. Now he get to the feeder and run everybody else off and eats by himself and that get nothing. I've started separating him from the others but as soon as he's back with um he's back to the same ways.

    Should I just feed him out and fry him or is this just a passing thing? [​IMG]
  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2011
    S.E. Michigan
    It wasn't a passing thing with the mean roo I had. The older he got te worse it got so, he went to freezer camp. Just my exp. and 2 cents.
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Have you ever raised a teen aged boy? If his genetics are good he and you will survive this phase. If not he will make a wonderful fryer.

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