Do Roosters Fight For Dominance?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kmclay, Dec 18, 2010.

  1. kmclay

    kmclay Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm trying to figure out what happened to my roo's comb. At first I thought frostbite, but none of the other chickens have any. So, I'm thinking it's the other rooster who is just barely an adult. Do they try to rule the coop and the girls?
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Yes. And they will duke it out until one comes out on top.
     
  3. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    You bet they sure do, just part of the process ( pecking order ), just be careful before it get's out of hand as it certainly could. But they can usually work it out in a short time.

    AL
     
  4. kmclay

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    Thanks. It looks like they've kicked him out of the flock because he's running around by himself the past few days. I'm afraid the other, young, rooster will have to go. My husband's job. I can't have him beating up on my little banty. He is cutest guy ever, with lots of personality. The new rooster is his son! Apparently, chickens have no respect for their elders! [​IMG]
     

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