Help, hens afraid of BO rooster

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lovemychicns, Feb 11, 2009.

  1. lovemychicns

    lovemychicns Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 22, 2008
    Rockwell, NC
    I Have noticed that my hens have become afraid of my BO rooster. They are now 22 weeks old and I have noticed him trying to mount the hens. They just yelp and run away. Also when he comes in the coop they seem very skiddish of him. He has also turned very aggressive. I have another young BR roo that came from Cyn's eggs. Right now he seems very sweet and the girls follow him everywhere.

    What should I do.

    Last edited: Feb 12, 2009
  2. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well you have a couple options here, 1) you can remove him from the flock for a couple days and put him lower on the pecking list. 2) dinner turn him into stew. There are to many nice roo out there 3) sell him.
  3. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 15, 2008
    If you have one nice roo they like then I'd just get rid of the agressive one. However you decide to do it. No reason to keep him.

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