How can I stop the mean roo from jumping on me , I'm thinking murder!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 2chickenrich, Jan 5, 2009.

  1. 2chickenrich

    2chickenrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Never jumps on dh but he has jumped on me . He's pretty big and it really makes me mad because I'm usually taking them treats . Any way to stop him??
     
  2. mylilchix

    mylilchix Chillin' With My Peeps

    Our mean roo ended up on the dinner table. He was picking on dh and me, but never did anything to the kids. We just couldn't live with his behavior anymore unfortunately.

    I recently saw a post about a mean rooster. I'd try going through the search to see what you can find.

    Sonja
     
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I will tell you the one thing that worked for me, and I am not sure it will help you at all.

    I went to the hen house at night with a flashlight to look for eggs, and the roo came at me. I shined that thing in his face and hollered NO! at the top of my lungs and flung my arm out. He stopped. This was 3 months ago, ish....

    A few weeks ago I went out again with the flashlight - first time since the incident. He saw that flashlight and made all kinds of grumlbing noises while he turned in a 180 so his back was facing me. [​IMG]

    He DOES NOT like that flashlight!

    For other suggestions, look for rehabilitating roos in the search. I know there is a good post here somewhere for that!
     
    Last edited: Jan 5, 2009
  4. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Check out my page on roo behavior. the link is in my sig line.
     
  5. NC chicken man

    NC chicken man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he would go good with dumplings mmmmmmmmmm;)
     
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:THATS THE ONE I WAS THINKING OF. Go there, good info!!!!
     
  7. 2468Chickensrgr8

    2468Chickensrgr8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kind elderly Italian neighbours help me with all my grumpy roosters....big pot with a lid
     
  8. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Give his tail a good yank.and a harsh NO!
    It worked for me.and almost have him eating from my
    hand.... almost LOL but he is as sweet as can be..
     

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