Pennsylvania!! Unite!!

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by LeBlackbird, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think Premium Member

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    First, IMO I would get rid of the roo.
    The actual "retraining" exercises are; Carry the rooster around for about half an hour like a football. Talk to him, stroke him, ignore him. Doesn't matter.
    Second, kick him (like a football again) when he comes at you. Don't go overboard. I know someone that killed the rooster the first time.
    Third, separate him from the flock. I believe two weeks was the time out suggested.
    If you like having a rooster, there are tons of nice ones that need a home.
     
  2. fawngrovechad

    fawngrovechad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm on my way!!! I played basketball for 2 hours this morning and have lots of extra calories to eat!!!!!
     
  3. msladyhawke

    msladyhawke Poultry Connoisseur

    Yeah, unfortunately this is the best bet. The rooster is not going to change.
     
  4. MButerbaugh

    MButerbaugh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got a roo tues night from Fisherlady, Mr Green Jeans, he's adjusting very well. My question is, how long do I have to keep him in the coop before I can let him free range? Is 3 nights enough for him to know where home is?
     
  5. josephrose

    josephrose Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh Christ... now I'm scared that if I get chickens they'll attack my son who is 5 years old, and has autism. He's petrified of dogs, but likes looking at the chickens at Linvilla Orchards.
     
  6. missydcpc

    missydcpc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 2 yo grandson is smaller than my largest roo. The chances of him being attacked are slim. Especially if you don't have a roo.
     
  7. MButerbaugh

    MButerbaugh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just stick with pullets and you'll be fine! [​IMG]
     
  8. galgo98

    galgo98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope, no call ducks, just runners!
     
  9. wingstone

    wingstone Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was thinking the same thing
     
  10. wingstone

    wingstone Chillin' With My Peeps

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