LOOK what roo did, should i CULL him

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jnjross, May 9, 2008.

  1. jnjross

    jnjross Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
    edwards, ms
    I have 7-7weekers 5 being roos. i caught the big roo pecking my sex link hen, she's bloody so she's inside back in the brooder box. should i cull him? i just know he'll do it again,
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    Last edited: May 9, 2008
  2. ebonykawai

    ebonykawai Chillin' With My Peeps

    You should maybe start trying to re-home your extra roos.
     
  3. Jennyhaschicks

    Jennyhaschicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2008
    Maine
    Awww, poor thing.
     
  4. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I agree with ebonykawai. It sounds like it is time to start re-homing some of your roos. I had 8 roos and re-homed 7 of them. They just got to be pills! They would fight with each other all day long. It drove me crazy! I'm not sure what to tell you about Mr. Aggressive though. I'm sure some more seasoned chicken owners on here will speak up and give you some advice on that one. [​IMG]
     
  5. coopist

    coopist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's nasty. If it were me, I'd cull him.
     
  6. jnjross

    jnjross Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
    edwards, ms
    I know some gotta go i was looking to do that when they are bigger (eattin size) this was the one i was gonna keep, till now it was all i could do not to cull him right then, he's in the tractor by himself right now.
     
    Last edited: May 9, 2008
  7. Jennyhaschicks

    Jennyhaschicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2008
    Maine
    Can I sneak in and ask how exactly you cull a chicken? I mean I have a general idea what this means, but what EXACTLY does this mean?
     
  8. jnjross

    jnjross Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
    edwards, ms
    some wring, some drown, some cut.
     
  9. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Quote:Cull means to get rid of it, either by having it for dinner or selling/giving it away.
     
  10. ebonykawai

    ebonykawai Chillin' With My Peeps

    Culling generally means removing from your flock. Some people re-home them, some make soup out of them.
     

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