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  1. umm claire

    umm claire New Egg

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    Not sure where to start .I have a rooster who is about 9 months old .recently he has been wanting to attack me .anyone knows why .I dont hsve any chickens but I do have two ducks one male and one female .advice would be appreciated. Thx
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Sorry about your rooster. The job of the rooster is to protect his flock of hens. And sometimes they see you as someone that could hurt his flock, so they come after you. He doesn't believe you are superior to him and he wants to keep you in your place. These types of roosters are dangerous to you and also to any little kids that might be nearby. It is all in your body language. I don't suggest you keep an aggressive rooster. There are techniques to training roosters but there is no guarantee he will respond. There are plenty of nice roosters out there than need a good home. No sense in keeping a mean one.

    Enjoy BYC!
     
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  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our "flock".

    Your rooster is probably attacking because he considers you to be an enemy and thinks that he is dominant. He should be at sexual maturity around now, so his hormones are likely kicking in. You may be able to make him respect you, but he may continue to be agressive. Here are some articles on handling roosters:

    Dealing with Roosters - Roo Behavior
    Raising Roosters to be Family-Friendly

    Good luck with your rooster!
     
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  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!

    X2 on Wyandottes7's advice. Aggressive behavior is unwelcome, but definitely not uncommon with roosters.

    Good luck with your birds!
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Wyandottes7 gave you some good links, Good luck with your roo.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Since you don't have any chicken hens, maybe you can rehome your rooster.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  8. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! You've already been given some good advice so I'll just wish you luck. Nice to have you here!
     
  9. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Excellent advice has been given to you by Two Crows.

    Good luck with your rooster![​IMG]
     
  10. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    Welcome to BYC!!! There are loads of members on here…so if you have ANY questions…just ASK!!!

    Hope you have loads of fun and all your answers answered here on BYC the BEST CHICKEN KEEPING FORUM on EARTH!

    Going here, will help you get around BYC!!! Has loads of info on how to get around the site!

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