My Red Rooster

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Crazyhen95, Oct 5, 2015.

  1. Crazyhen95

    Crazyhen95 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 6 month old Rhode Island rooster who chases and attacks my dog whose a morkie. The morkie though loves to chase the hens. My dad thinks that this means that Flare will be an aggressive rooster. Is this true and what can I do to make sure the dig doesn't get hurt
     
  2. shodack

    shodack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your dog shouldn't be allowed near your chickens at all. One dog's "play" nip at a chicken will kill it. Keeping the dog away from the chickens will also protect it from the rooster.
     
  3. Chickenkeepr

    Chickenkeepr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You rooster probably chases your dog because your dog harasses your chickens. Keep him on a leash and give him some manners around them if you don't want dead birds or a pecked dog.
     

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