help...i found floyd my roo on top the coop sleeping tonight.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ldutch123, Nov 14, 2011.

  1. ldutch123

    ldutch123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Floyd my trouble white crested polish rooster.

    My husband looked and looked for him and finally we found him on top of the coop. It was dark. I have no idea how long he had been there. I'm worried about clipping wings because I feel they have a chance to get away from a predator if they can fly. I dont know what provokes him to get up there and why the heck he didn't just fly down. I thought he was gone and he is such a good roo. Any suggestions and any help about the wing clipping would be appreciated too. Their whole 2 acreas is fenced with 4 foot fence.
     
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    I wouldn't worry overmuch about him not being able to fly from a predator. Anyway good ones protect their girls from the bad guy, not fly away from it.
     
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  3. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He sounds like a good rooster; let him be.

    I would definitely not clip any wings since that would just make him easy prey.

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