Help!! My rooster is still being mean to my hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by henplusrooster, Apr 12, 2017.

  1. henplusrooster

    henplusrooster Out Of The Brooder

    48
    5
    34
    Feb 28, 2017
    My rooster is still being mean to my hen. If you want to know more information look at more of my forums. But now my hen will be perching around nighttime and the rooster will come on the perching like and peck her and attack her. She then will get down and sleep on the floor because she won't go into the bedding area because he goes in there and she's scared. What should I do? I now i should have more hens but since I can't, I can only have a limited amount of chickens. So should i get another a chick and let it grow up with them and mabye the rooster will chamge or should I get rid of the rooster. The hen has broken feathers because of goes he pecking at her. She is still standing on the table scared all day. HELP!! I don't know what to do .
     
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2017
  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps

    2,152
    371
    196
    Feb 15, 2017
    Texas
    a crock pot will fix him.
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

    30,037
    4,305
    541
    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Instead of starting a new thread each time with the same title, it helps to update your original theead with newer posts. That way we can see what others have already suggested. This is at least your 4th thread about the same rooster. I think you need to get rid of your rooster, or at least pen him where he won't keep on terrorizing and injuring this poor hen. Having 1 hen with 1 rooster usually doesn't work, but this guy sounds like he will be a porblem in any flock.
     
  4. IdyllwildAcres

    IdyllwildAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    You know what you need to do. Thinking about it is harder than doing it.

    Good luck

    Gary
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by