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Oliver the killer rooster

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Henrietta23, Aug 21, 2008.

  1. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Songster

    Oct 20, 2007
    Eastern CT
    This is Oliver who barely tolerates me after two weeks of challenging me, won't even allow my mother to enter the yard. [​IMG] No issues at all with my husband or son. I don't get it!
    Edited to add-he stayed on my son's lap like that for almost 15 minutes. He was calm, quiet, almost happy to be there. It wasn't until the other roo George squawked when DH picked him up for a picture that Oliver calmly hopped down and ran over to see what the fuss was all about.
    Last edited: Aug 21, 2008
  2. Zookeeper9000

    Zookeeper9000 Songster

    Mar 1, 2008
    Gladstone MI
    Well that is it then the only explanation is that your roo is a

  3. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    I have heard of some roosters liking women and hating men, I suppose the reverse can be true...(shrug)
  4. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Songster

    Oct 20, 2007
    Eastern CT
    Quote:Apparently, but sheesh! I'm the one who feeds him, gives him treats. And mom does it when I'm not here. Some gratitude huh? My son chases him, won't let him near the hens because he thinks he's hurting them, and that he'll tolerate. I couldn't walk through my backyard for two weeks without knowing where he was and having a tomato stake in my hand to swing at him if he charged me. :eek:
  5. [​IMG] [​IMG] What a stinker! I love the pic of him with your son in the hammock!
  6. Zookeeper9000

    Zookeeper9000 Songster

    Mar 1, 2008
    Gladstone MI
    Well that explains it a little bit better.

    Your son takes him head on so he is the dominate roo, your roo is showing respect to your son.

    You shoooo him so he has no respect for you. I think it is Rooster red who has a page that shows you how to tame your roo. Can anyone point her in his direction or the direction of his page on taking on a mean roo. Good luck
  7. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

    Apr 6, 2007
    Think he is ??? Oh, never mind. [​IMG]
  8. smom1976

    smom1976 too many projects too little time!

    May 2, 2008
    Pensacola, FL
    ya your son is the Boss of that roo.. LOL that is sooo funny!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
  9. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Songster

    Oct 20, 2007
    Eastern CT
    Quote:Oh yeah, I've read it and a lot of other helpful posts and we've made great strides. It's just funny that my kid goes about his business and does exactly what he needs to do to show the roosters that he's boss.
  10. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Songster

    Aug 8, 2008
    maybe the rooster is responding to testosterone!

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