Rooster chasing hens of food

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mccluckers, Jan 8, 2015.

  1. Mccluckers

    Mccluckers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a mixed flock of 1 rooster and 3 hens, I then added three Pullets that had been living in the next door pen for a month, I also added 2 new bantam Pullets( both of these additions were in early September 2014) As usual when I added them there was a few pecks here and there from the established hens, but the rooster kept chasing All of the new Pullets, I thought this would just stop.4 months later one of the Pullets has started laying and he is mating with them and guarded them on the next but when they are all eating or drinking he will quite often chase them off. What shall I do shall I rehome him?
     
  2. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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