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My chicken (10) weeks now I think is a rooster bite me!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by pattee, Jun 23, 2008.

  1. pattee

    pattee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apr 18, 2008
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    I've been talking about this on another thread about "Breeds in General" And am sadly saying I have a rooster.... And he's an EE bantam, one of my favorites....

    But last night I was feeding them treats and he bit me on my wrist, flapping his feathers and wouldn't let go. I picked him up to settle him down, and he did it again....

    So long story for a very short question. IS he trying to exert his "rooster-ness" on me??? Has anyone else had this?
     
  2. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2008
    NE Wisconsin
    Lol, yes, I think he's exerting his rooster-ness on you. Some roos are kind, some can be quite mean. My dad used to have one that came charging at whoever walked into their run. He said you had to whack it with their watering can or it would start to attack your legs with his spurs.
     
  3. pipermark

    pipermark Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2007
    Arkansas
    give him a shot in the chest, knock him back a few feet, hell get the message.
     
  4. pattee

    pattee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll try that...
    He's a really sweet bird except for that time.

    Unfortunately I'm going to have to give him away. [​IMG] My neighbor's don't want to hear a rooster (I wasn't supposed to get any roosters) [​IMG] he's a beautiful bird.
     

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