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Roo Problem!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Papas Chickens, Aug 6, 2014.

  1. Papas Chickens

    Papas Chickens Songster

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    Hi guys im having a problem with my two Roo's, they are 6 weeks old and they keeping going at each other what can i do to stop this?
    This is Roo[​IMG]
    and this is Brave[​IMG]
    They are the guys that keep fighting. [​IMG]
     

  2. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Other than separating them, I don't know how you can prevent it entirely.
     
  3. Papas Chickens

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    i thought they might of been to young to act that way guess i was wrong lol [​IMG]
     
  4. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Free Ranging Premium Member

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    I've had cockerels as young as a couple of weeks old doing the chest-bump thing. At that age, it's rather amusing watching them pretend to be tough guys!
     
  5. Stiggy

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    They may calm down with age and sort out this boss and who's sub or they might just keep fighting, If it becomes to much of a problem then separate them or remove one from the equation
     
  6. Papas Chickens

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    Ya im not to worried about it they will be put in a huge run with a decent coop when they get older and i get enough time to fix it up and make it more secure. [​IMG]
     
  7. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Not sure if it's an optical illusion from the way the pic was taken, but that comb is HUGE for 6 week old!!
    What breed bird is it?
     

  8. Papas Chickens

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    He is a Plymouth Barred Rock, its not a illuson its huge lol
     

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