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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by albird101, Dec 10, 2013.

  1. albird101

    albird101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My brother decided to bring a new puppy home, he's 4 months old and he's a boxer... I let my chickens free range, and I been seeing my rooster being very agitated and every time the puppy comes close the rooster has to jump in between them, and starts flaring his neck feather's.. The puppy dosent like to get pecked so he moves on to the bantams and he starts to pounce and hold them down, I'm worried he will end up killing them, what can I do so, he can leave them alone?
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Has your brother started obedience training with this puppy?
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    If you search thru the archives here, there are several threads on training dogs to behave around chickens.

    Great to have you aboard!
     
  5. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    Keep him away from them for starters. Then follow up with the prescribed obedience training before letting him near them again.

    Welcome to BYC.
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I recommend keeping puppy & chickens separate at all times, nothing good is going to come of that situation. Good luck to you.
     
  7. cabinchicky

    cabinchicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    welcome n hello!! puppy training and talk to your brother please to limit puppy/ chicken interaction and a lot of heartache.
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Start basic obedience training and keep him on a lead whenever he is around the chickens. If you don't teach him now there may be big problems in the future.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    It's simple either lock up the puppy or the chickens or BOTH. The puppy is going to end up killing chicks or chickens and they are the ones that will suffer. The dog belongs on a short leash, the chickens should have a safe coop[ and run that is canine(and predator ) proof.
     

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