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Male chasing girls

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Dani xxx, Mar 19, 2017.

  1. Dani xxx

    Dani xxx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey
    My male has decided it's breeding season and has started chasing my girls which are having none of it and running away 2 girls have hurt themselves by hitting the soft bit at top of their beak. The one that was bleeding I cleaned up and put corn flour on it once not bleeding put her back. All girls are eating sand bathing when he is in the house but when he come out he is chasing them. I'm thinking should I remove him or just stick it out as if I do remove him then put him back he will probably do the same thing again until they corporate he isn't hurting them at all
    I'm having a dilemma?

    I'm gonna put some netting up to stop them hurting themselves more
     
  2. givengrove

    givengrove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First of all, do you have any other roosters or male poultry?
     
  3. Dani xxx

    Dani xxx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was meant to have girls but one turned out to be a male rust chest no speckles until now he has been lovely no problems but as weather is getting better here in the uk he has suddenly started. I put pictures up in Nov and everyone said that he was a boy here he is, his chest is darker now as this pic was nearly 4 months ago.

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  4. Dani xxx

    Dani xxx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have put the netting along the top of my run to stop them hurting themselves if they fly up again to get away from him they have hiding places and grasses to hide under which they are doing. I really hope he chills out abit so I can leave them alone
     
  5. givengrove

    givengrove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They should all be fine if you don't have any other males but you should have at least 3 females per cock. He should settle down once you have enough females.
     
  6. Dani xxx

    Dani xxx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks ! x He has 6 girls in there with him I have been keeping an eye on them from the window and only seen them being chased a couple of times since lunchtime so fingers crossed he'll calm down a bit !x
     

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