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Mean Chick

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by angelbabyamy, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. angelbabyamy

    angelbabyamy Songster

    Feb 18, 2011
    Myrtle Point, OR
    I have a 4 week old FBCM Roo that is MEAN to me. I was cleaning them today and he pecked me every time I would reach in to take a chick out. He even broke the skin. He is very big compared to the others. I want to keep him because he is the best looking one out of the three suspected roos I have. Has anyone else had a roo this mean thsi young??

  2. StormyMoon

    StormyMoon Songster

    May 1, 2010
    Alvarado, TX
    In my experience all chicks when young peck, I always thought its cause our fingers kind of look like worms.

    I handle mine daily they do fine but even when they grow up if you have anything shiny on they will peck it as well as your eyes if not careful.
  3. hennyannie

    hennyannie Songster

    Mar 12, 2011
    North Carolina
    Yes but the funny thing is he grew up to be quiet docile, his bro on the other hand had to get the boot because he attacked boots while my kids were in them.

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