A hen with a lot of Rooster Characteristics

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Blue Ridge Hillbilly, Aug 9, 2011.

  1. Blue Ridge Hillbilly

    Blue Ridge Hillbilly Out Of The Brooder

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    I have Barred Rock hen that has a lot of rooster traits. She has a distinctively large comb and large wattles that makes her stand out amoung the hens. She has a very aggressive manner where as the barred rock hens are very docile and like to be petted. She is ready to peck and flog my hand if I try to pet her up. I was wondering if any of you folks have ever had that experience. If she starts crowing guess I will have to put her in rehab [​IMG]
     
  2. ParadiseFoundFarm

    ParadiseFoundFarm Goddess of Good Things

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    If she is a SHE, then she is taking one the role of protector for you flock. It is normal in an all girl society.
     

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