mean rir rooster

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jcskowronek, Nov 18, 2016.

  1. jcskowronek

    jcskowronek Out Of The Brooder

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    hi... i have a rhode island red rooster picking inter smaller girls in my flock. i can't stand to shut them up in the coop knowing he will pick on them. i have someone who will take him soon, but it may be a couple days or a week. what can i do in the meantime?
     
  2. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    Do you have a dog crate or something you can keep him in or some other way to separate him? It's that or leave things as they are until he goes away.
     
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Pull him out and keep him separated. Temporary pens are easy to make out of almost any scraps of wire or wood, or as bobbi-j mentioned a dog crate.
     

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