My chicks are 15 weeks old. I have too cockerals: an EE, which was ordered, and an Orpington, which was a surprise. This last week, the Orp has started pecking (one angry peck) my feet when I'm close. I've picked him up each time and held him until he quits sqawking and struggling. Once he's past that, he'll start brrrrring and will close his eyes half way - I'm thinking he likes it? I don't know if this is a sign of future aggression or if he's just testing the boundaries (or asking for attention????). He (The Rock) is gorgeous - caramel color with metallic highlights - and we do like having him around. He does crow the most, but otherwise, doesn't act much like a rooster. The other boy; however; is very much into flock management. Mr. Feathers watches the pullets. He hollers when the hawks fly over, stands at the door to the coop and won't let them back out until danger is passed, and when I let them out in the morning (or in at night), if Galena doesn't come right with the rest, he'll run back to her and make sure she joins the flock. He will fly to my arms at night with the low totem pullets (I'm the highest roost, apparently), but doesn't want me to pet him and I'm fine with that. He went after my feet once when I picked up a pullet and she screamed bloody murder and I did to him what I've been doing to Rock and he hasn't tried anything with me since. I don't know if it's because he learned something or if it's because Rock has started to become more dominant (always wins the face-offs. they haven't really fought or anything yet). Should I be worrying about the Rock? Anything else I should do?