how do you stop a rooster from pecking you

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by brindlelove, Sep 10, 2019.

  1. brindlelove

    brindlelove In the Brooder

    Sep 10, 2019
    my rooster keeps running at me for food and pecking how do i make him stop he is driving me crazy any advice u have would be great thank you
  2. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    If you hand feed them at all stop. Chase him off before his behaviour becomes an issue. Have a safe distance between you and him and never allow him in your comfort zone.
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  3. BjaJra826

    BjaJra826 Chirping

    Mar 12, 2019
    When my roosters get to cocky I grab them and hold the upside down by their feet for a few min. After a few times they stop coming close to you and don't act agressivly.
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  4. jthornton

    jthornton Crowing

    Aug 30, 2017
    Poplar Bluff, MO
    My Coop
    Some will never change and only get worse and the only solution is sending them to freezer camp, so be prepared for that you try other things. I've seen some roosters that are so nice and would eat out of a bowl in my lap and then there was Henry Jr... I tried for months and he only got worse till I sent him to freezer camp.


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