How do you gentle down a mean rooster?

We have a very beautiful, buff polish rooster and a pair of hens with him. The hens are very gentle, and we have never been mean or rough with these birds, but the rooster has gotten very mean lately and will run up and flog anyone that gets near. They are in a large pen with a few other hens, turkeys and ducks,... show more We have a very beautiful, buff polish rooster and a pair of hens with him. The hens are very gentle, and we have never been mean or rough with these birds, but the rooster has gotten very mean lately and will run up and flog anyone that gets near. They are in a large pen with a few other hens, turkeys and ducks, but no other roosters. My kids are now afraid of him.
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