young rooster

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hunt, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. hunt

    hunt Chirping

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    i have a young rooster that just stopped chirping like a chick about a month ago.He crowed for the first time about a week and a half ago but he is still scared of my hens and 2 banty roosters and i was just wondering if that was normal for a young rooster?
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  2. Thechickenfeast

    Thechickenfeast Hatching

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    That's completely normal; It's just the pecking order and it probably doesnt help that he's younger and smaller, but he'll be fine. Just make sure you seperate him from the flock if their pulling out enough feathers to give him a rash.
     
  3. hunt

    hunt Chirping

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    I have him separate but will he ever be more like a rooster?
     
  4. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    If he's a rooster, he'll be just like a rooster when he grows up.
     
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  5. hunt

    hunt Chirping

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    ok I just didn't know if he would ever be unscared of the hens
     
  6. hunt

    hunt Chirping

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    will he ever want to express his dominance as a rooster to the hens ?
     
  7. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    Relax!!!

    Boys are normally intimidated by women. When he's a man, he'll express himself in that manner.
     
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  8. hunt

    hunt Chirping

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    yeah that is true
     

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