Alpha hen with rooster can it be true

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chickenlover7711, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. Chickenlover7711

    Chickenlover7711 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just found out that i have a 18 week splattered orington rooster and he is the coward of the bunch. my other splattered orington hen is the alpha. Can it be that my hen is the alpha with a rooster? [​IMG]
     
  2. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

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    Can I ask what a splattered orington is?
     
  3. Chickenlover7711

    Chickenlover7711 Out Of The Brooder

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Alpha hen subordinate roo, sounds right to me.
     
  5. bigspringshatchery

    bigspringshatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:How old is the hen? I had a too that was like that. She is a RIR and I put her in with a younger Dominicker and she would running him round and pulling at him so bad I had to remove her.
     
  6. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Quote:Your Orpington color is called Splash.
     
  7. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Give him some time to grow in to his roosterness.

    Splash...splattered... sounds the same to me... "The paint went splash and it splattered!" [​IMG]

    She's kinda new anyway...

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