New to flock

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ajs126, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. ajs126

    ajs126 New Egg

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    Hi everyone
    This is my first year with chickens. l am a city girl gone country. Moved out to the country about 4 years ago and wanted to do more than grow produce so we started out small. We got 6 chicks during chick days (but as it turns out 5 are chicks and 1 is a rooster)
    Up until about 3 months ago everything was going good. Now as time goes by the Rooster is getting so aggressive toward me that I cannot even go into the coop or even open it without him attacking me. And YES I'm scared. One of the farmers up the road told us to try giving him a separate coop away from the hens to see if this puts him in his place but I think I would rather find him another home.
    I love the girls and love spoiling them with different treats every day and learning more about them. I've looked around this site for a while now and found a lot of good information.
     
  2. Y N dottes

    Y N dottes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, welcome to BYC from Wisconsin
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  4. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio...so glad you joined. I just re-homed a mean silkie roo and my hens and I are much happier already :) good luck
     
  5. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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    Hello ajs126, welcome to BYC from Kentucky. Yes, please find that rooster a new home. You do not want to take the chance on him attacking you or a child. There are too many nice roosters out there for anyone to have a mean one. He might just fit into your freezer perfectly! [​IMG] We have four roosters on our farm and they are wonderful tame boys.


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  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California! Yes, you should find him a new home asap.
     
  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    There is no reason to tolerate a mean rooster
     
  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, ajs126, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! I love spoiling my chickens, too!! Hope you can find info on taming your rooster. If not, there is always the crockpot. Best of luck to you!!
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. Good luck. :thumbsup
     

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