Help Mean Pet Rooster

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicken Lover 1, Dec 16, 2012.

  1. Chicken Lover 1

    Chicken Lover 1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he is only a bantam shown in my profile pic but he has pecked my face leaving cuts. He is my pet so I bring him in the house
    How can i get rid of this bad behavior
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Put him down or sell him/give him away.

    Don't tolerate a mean roo. They can get your eyes while being sneaky. (Your eyes are more important than a pet.)

    I say this with all the love of someone who also has pet roosters I love so much.
     
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  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    How old is he? I ask because if he's normally a nice guy, maybe he's just having a surge of hormones and is going thru a phase. If that's the case, and you can get past it, you might get your buddy back. Honestly, I wouldn't give an aggressive rooster away. IMO, its best to just put them down instead of passing a problem along to someone else. But, like I said, that's my opinion. If you do rehome him, give full disclosure on his attitude. There have been lots if threads about rehabbing roos and a quick search would give you loads of extra advice. Good luck with him :)
     
  4. Chicken Lover 1

    Chicken Lover 1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he is almost one
     

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