Roo attacking Pullet :/

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by StarStruck203, Jan 3, 2011.

  1. StarStruck203

    StarStruck203 Out Of The Brooder

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    why is he doing this?

    if it was another rooster i would understand it as a dominance issue, but poor girl. [​IMG]

    and he full on, feet first, hackle feathers splayed, mean attacks.

    [​IMG] splayed? well i made that up. lol
     
  2. Chickengal505

    Chickengal505 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 4, 2010
    Bolivia N.C
    UMMMM... welllll...hes doin his boy "thing" makin babies...its kinnda violent but thats what hes doin [​IMG]
     
  3. StarStruck203

    StarStruck203 Out Of The Brooder

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    he is only about 7 weeks, not old of to mate i would think..?

    and i know how chickens mate, thank you. [​IMG]

    he is definatly being aggressive, not errrr, passionate. haha
     
  4. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    How many chicks do you have in the group?
    Sounds like he is sparing with her. Boys can be rough in their playfights.
    7 weeks sounds too young for them to be thinking of mating. May need to seperate him from the girls for a bit to see if that settles him down some.
     
  5. StarStruck203

    StarStruck203 Out Of The Brooder

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    i have 9 chickens.

    3 Roosters, 6 hens. [​IMG]

    all the roos get along great, never seen them fight. lol

    silly chickens, [​IMG]
     

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