Bully bird

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Stacey77, Jul 21, 2016.

  1. Stacey77

    Stacey77 Just Hatched

    May 24, 2016
    All of my birds are about 12 weeks old my Cockrell has now started chasing one of my girls and pulling her feathers out he pecks her on the back of the head and he pulled out almost all of her tail feathers should I be finding him a new home?
    Last edited: Jul 21, 2016
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    That or place him in a separate pen until the pullets mature. Testosterone is turning him into a teenaged monster.

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