What's with the attitude!?!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Fussy8, Oct 16, 2011.

  1. Fussy8

    Fussy8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I had to take my 6 month old roo out of the run for a couple weeks to heal from an injury that my top hen gave him. well i put him back in today and he started stomping on the top hen and attacking her and then crowing NON STOP!!! He actually charged me today and I smacked i'm on the side and told him no then he did it again so I did it back to him. he stopped after the second time. what is with his attitude my hens are 8 months old and I have two silkies will it hurt them if I have a white crested polish roo?!?! [​IMG]
     
  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Sounds like your cockerel is having testosterone overload. He needs to be culled asap.
     
  3. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Your boy has raging hormones. It sounds like you handled it perfectly. I would not cull as he will most likely calm down within the next few months. I have had a few get nasty, all are fine now.
     

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