New Pair...Roo isn't soo nice

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Celtic Hill, May 16, 2010.

  1. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    So i got a new pair of Show quality OEGBs, and i handled the roo at the show where we bought him, but now that he is home he goes to peck at me every time i stick my hand in there...What am i supposed to do? [​IMG]

    ~Ian
     
  2. Papadavid

    Papadavid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mar 1, 2010
    Put on a pair of gloves, catch him and carry him around. Let him know you are boss.
     
  3. dntd

    dntd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 4, 2009
    You need to train him, first give him a week to settle in. Then pick him up daily walking around with him for atleast 15 mins.
     
  4. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    Okay so this is normal?
     
  5. Papadavid

    Papadavid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pretty much. He is in new territory and unsure of you and his surroundings, so he acts defensively. Probably settle down with some patience an work.
     
  6. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    Humm, okay and i should probally take his hen away for a while so he dosn't get teritorial
     

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