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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kamrynwade, Feb 26, 2016.

  1. kamrynwade

    kamrynwade Chirping

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    I have a 5 week old blue laces red Wyandotte cockerel and I think he's showing signs of aggression. I've read that when they put their heads down, run, and jump on other chickens it's a sign of aggression which he does. Also sometimes he pulls feathers out of my other rooster but then they lay next to eachother and cuddle. I don't want to get rid of either and I'm hoping its normal.
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Songster

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    at five weeks old I don't know I would say aggression because most chicks don't start squabbling until they are older than that unless space is an issue.
     
  3. kamrynwade

    kamrynwade Chirping

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    darn they have plenty of room :/ thanks.
     
  4. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Crowing

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    I wouldn't call it aggression, more like sorting out their pecking order. I consider this behavior to be relatively normal as long as its not excessive.
     
  5. kamrynwade

    kamrynwade Chirping

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    okay hope you're right! Thank you!
     

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