My Rooster is nuts

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by buddysdad, Sep 6, 2013.

  1. buddysdad

    buddysdad Hatching

    Jun 22, 2012
    I have a 4 month old Will summers rooster,and 8 RR Hens I got all of them when they where 1 day old, Theve been with each other since then . All was fine here untill about a month ago, The rooster started to crow and was running around with his head down and wings out, what a rooster is suppose to do, now he wont let any of the hens in the coop to roost at night, This is the second night in a row my hens are out side and he's hoggin the hole place to himself. My wife thinks I ought to go out and toss his sorry behind outside of the pen so the girls can get in! Any suggestions...Bob
  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    Your wife may be right. He is supposed to be protective, not bullying. You might try isolating him for a few days, then put him back and see if the girls take charge more when he returns.
  3. Turbo V6 Camaro

    Turbo V6 Camaro In the Brooder

    Aug 7, 2013
    you are the head rooster, toss him out and if you can catch him hold him on his back in your arms for 5-10 minutes,

    flock isolation works well too but i found a combo of both work really good.

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