Reprimanding an aggressiv roo, is this right?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Perocore, Sep 1, 2010.

  1. Perocore

    Perocore Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 5 month old Golden Comet Rooster, we raised him from a chick and he's always been really sweet, but lately he's started going after us, our mallard duck got in a fight with him and grabbed his tail feathers, which made the roo back off, so we've been doing the same. He won't go after us unless we move quickly, but when we grab his tail feathers he hates so backs off, I am wondering if this is a good way to reprimand him or if there is something else we can do that works better...if you know something I'd love to know!

    Thanks,
    Pero
     
  2. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. WhetzelMomma

    WhetzelMomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree. GritStar's post is great sound advice on how to reform/keep a Rooster.
     
  4. Perocore

    Perocore Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! That's really helpful!
     
  5. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're welcome! I hope you have success with your rooster. [​IMG]
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    With aggressive roosters it can come down to what works for you. If grabbing his tail convinces him that you are dominant, GRAB his tail. It's all about convincing him that you are the boss. Good luck at adjusting his attitude. Human aggressive roosters can cause more significant injuries than many are aware of especially when children are involved.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2010
  7. Montana-Hens

    Montana-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck! Hope it works for your....agressive roosters soon become roasters at my place.
     

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