Henpecked Roosters

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by patl, Jan 27, 2010.

  1. patl

    patl Hatching

    Dec 23, 2009
    Last March I bought 14 three day old chicks....I ended up with 13 hens and 1 rooster (a pretty white silky). All went well until they were about 6 months old and then some of the hens started pecking the feet of the rooster They pecked him until his feet were bloody and he couldn't walk so I took him out of the pen to recover (which he has). In the meantime, I acquired another rooster...a huge black rooster. He was with the hens for 1 week and then they started pecking on his feet also. It is only the Polish Red hens that are doing it....not the Barred Rocks, Banties, or Wyndottes. What can I do???

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