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What's with the attitude!?!

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

  1. Fussy8

    Fussy8 Songster

    Aug 4, 2011
    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 Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    Sounds like your cockerel is having testosterone overload. He needs to be culled asap.
  3. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

    Jan 8, 2011
    Tampa Area, Florida
    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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