Mean rooster

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by VivianG, Apr 17, 2016.

  1. VivianG

    VivianG New Egg

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    My six chicks are about 7 weeks old. One turns out to be a rooster. And he's already ruffled his feathers and attacking me. Can a rooster Be Tamed? If so how do I go about it?
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    What breeds do you have? Some are known for being aggressive and the hens can be as bad as the roos. If you post photos of your chicks at "what breed or gender is this," they may be able to tell you.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    ps They say the meanest chickens make the best soup.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. Whilst not all cockerels / roos are mad - any cockerel that started giving me attitude at 7 weeks would be culled immediately.

    On a slightly lighter note - the Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced poultry keepers - loads of info on anything poultry. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - just type the name of your state in the search box.

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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