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Andrea Cooper
Andrea Cooper

…yes…pick him up and put him under one of your arms…walk around with him there and feed the girls as he watches…offer him some as well..do this 4-5 days…problem solved! Never Failed!

Andrea Cooper
Andrea Cooper

…oh yes…it works every time and then we have sweet roosters…I love it! Be Safe!

Andrea Cooper
Andrea Cooper

Give him the love! This is positive behavior reinforcement, and it is the only thing that birds actually understand. You are teaching him a lot of different things when doing this.

Jeanette Duarte Kurnik
Jeanette Duarte Kurnik

We always hold ours down and push on their back like a rooster mounts a hen. It makes us the alpha rooster and then they behave. I have done this with all my roosters and all 9 are sweet and bring me “gifts”. They also respect the hubby and my son.

Courtney Parent
Courtney Parent

I punted mine across the yard once or twice and he leaves me alone now ????????‍♀️

Lisa Zagar-Low
Lisa Zagar-Low

I carried my around up side down for a walk around the yard. I had to do it 2 times. But he stays away from the kids now and I am the only one that can pick him up.

Lisa Zagar-Low
Lisa Zagar-Low

I did it. He coming after my girl and slicing up her leg was cruel to. So ya I did it ????‍♀️ and it did change his behavior

Sabrina Matthews
Sabrina Matthews

Catch him hold him while you do your chores. He will learn who is in charge. He will stay away from you in the future. He will be afraid you will get him again. ????

AmandaLarrySullivan
AmandaLarrySullivan

Not worth keeping a mean rooster- can lead to some very serious wounds. I would say stew pot in his future. ( growing up on a big farm, my husband said a baseball bat worked wonders on those mean roosters)

Rob Vocke
Rob Vocke

I have two that were being a holes to the 3rd rooster or us. I put them in a separate pen (roo jail together) last week and haven’t let the free range with the hens or other roo that was getting picked on. The one that comes after me or the family I’ve tried picking him up, roo soccer and other methods but can’t seem to break him yet. Hopefully some confinement will.

Rob Vocke
Rob Vocke

I completely understand. My kids are small (8 & 10). The white one in the pic can have an attitude at times but he keeps the hens safe usually. When he wouldn’t back down from my son after repeated kicks to the chest he got tossed in jail. I understand they’ve got a job to do but not backing down from us doesn’t work for me.

Rob Vocke
Rob Vocke

some of them can be hard headed jerks for sure. I’ve never tried jailing one before but I’ll see how it works out. The two that are in there are father and son lol. They don’t ever get feisty with each other that I’ve seen though.

Rob Vocke
Rob Vocke

this is the son that was beating up on my other black roo. I’ll post a pic of the father and black roo right under.

Rob Vocke
Rob Vocke

thank you. I really don’t want to get rid of any of them. Everything was fine and the two got along well till (jack) the son was beating on Waylon (black roo) pretty bad he wouldn’t hang with the hens and (jack ass) wouldn’t let him in the coop. When he got in he pinned him in the corner. Waylon is a really sweet roo never any problems and I won’t let him get bullied by jack

Rob Vocke
Rob Vocke

I laughed so hard at that. That video made my year when I saw it a month or so ago.

Rob Vocke
Rob Vocke

that’s too funny. The guy that posted it has a few more if you check out his page.

Rob Vocke
Rob Vocke

I watched those videos and had a good laugh from all of them ! KYLE !!!

Tracy Gleason
Tracy Gleason

Carry large water gun. He will learn quick whose in charge.

David Tomblin
David Tomblin

I dont understand I’ve never had a bad rooster….. but at a young age I move chicks around as get older when I see a rooster I carry home upset down and slinging him alittle not to hurt of being mean just enough to show who’s boss

David Tomblin
David Tomblin

hes not your friend buddy or family like a dog beat him with a news paper freaks them out …. work him over twist him sling him upside down right in front of his hens…. hes a foot tall your about 5 feet it that dont work eat him

Mack Lowery
Mack Lowery

He knows your scared of him.take a newspaper and swat him a few times. Dont hurt him. He will.learn. he is just a young roo.

Debby Bennett
Debby Bennett

grab by his ankles and hang him upside down for a bit. He will see the world of humans from a different perspective! lol

Rachel Terranella
Rachel Terranella

Mine becomes dinner. I have small children so not worth the risk.I have found they only get worse. I finally have a nice Barred Rock rooster he is worth his weight in gold for me as they are my favorite breed and I love that my kids can pick him up and pet him. Most in the past have been mean.

Steven Picco
Steven Picco

You have to show him who is BOSS.He/Most Roosters are just doing one of the few things they’re Actually there to do, protect his Gals.I’ve had a few Fiesty ones in years past.What you do is Catch him, grab together both legs and hold him Upside Down for a few minutes. While doing this Lol sounds Silly but tell him how it is and Definitely throw in a Chicken Soup Threat!! Whether it’ll work for you IDK? But it always did for me. They would still get puffed up when I was around but never attacked when back was turned Again. Good Luck????

Brad Troedel
Brad Troedel

As everyone else said, you have to be the boss. My roosters are not allowed to mate while I’m there and they need to get out of my way and stay clear. If the rooster tries to mate you need to chase after. This is exactly what my dominate rooster does to the other. Stand ground if rooster chases you and give him a close up of your boot.

Carin Lee
Carin Lee

There’s a shot your vet can give him to calm his ads down. I think it decreases his testosterone. I did it for awhile and it worked. Haven’t had to do it again.

Clint LeValley
Clint LeValley

carry him around by his legs for awhile; be gentle with him, but maybe dip him in the water dish and let the dog nip at him a bit; you might have to do it a couple times, but then he’ll want NO part of you afterwards

Natalie Marsh
Natalie Marsh

Every time he attacks pick him up and lay him on his side for a few minutes. He’ll soon understand whos the lead rooster. I tried everything before doing that and now he’s the best chicken ever.

Barbara Cogdell
Barbara Cogdell

just carry a pot of water..WAIT! WAIT ! WAIT! NOW right in the face..won’t hurt him but will change his priorities. a couple of times and wa-la..a rooster minus an attitude..!! I have done it many times..always works…????????????

Carl Albright
Carl Albright

I go into the coop at night when I close up and talk to the hens and also the roosters. I had one start acting “all that”, so I started going to him and petting him, stroking his back (roosters climb on hens to breed and on other roosters to show dominance). The hens and other roosters see ME dominating the rooster by stroking his back mercilessly!

He still wants to show the other chickens that he rules, but he avoids me like the plague!

He gets routine reinforcements regularly…

Maurice Chevalier!

Froemming Rain
Froemming Rain

I would hold mine upside down and give him attention. it fixed him. however somebody told me and I researched it and it looks to be true.that you can kill a chicken by holding it upside down, so be careful with that.

CindyOdomGreenway
CindyOdomGreenway

Grab him and hold him nose down on the ground about 30 seconds. After about 3 times he will stop. Mine did

Susan Lyngaas
Susan Lyngaas

You will hear all sorts of methods. Some are cruel, some are potentially harmful. From my experience, a truly psycho rooster (and there are genetically wired wrong roosters who I call psycho) is not one who can be cured. If someone claims to have tamed one…that rooster was not psycho to begin with. Life is too short, and there are too many good roosters to put up with one who attacks you, in my opinion.