are my 14 week olds being mean.. or umm u know...???!!! ouch!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by augiedranch, Jun 6, 2008.

  1. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have 10, 14 week olds. five are males.

    all three of the males that are bantams (one bantam, and two brahma bantams) are humping all the other chickens.. and um.. maybe me.. they are sooooo tame so i dont know why they are acting like this... they usually eat out of my hand, sit on my lap or shoulder.. and follow me around.. well, now they follow me around.. but to bite me!! then when i try to shew them away they start this dancing thing? then grab onto me..

    im not sure what they are doing and why.. do they hate me or love me? lol

    and if anyone wants to purchase one or trade something for it. they are beautiful and healthy.. i just cant have three

    thanks


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  2. Bawkadoodledoo

    Bawkadoodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they think you are HOT! Hot as fresh chicken wings off the grill!!!
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I am surprised they haven't been doing this for a while. It is normal male mating behavior.

    The dancing is the rooster dance - they are wooing you and trying to get you to subcumb to their manly ways. Pick them up and show them you are the head roo not a female waiting to be mated.
     
  4. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol oh my gosh thats the funniest thing ever! lol!!

    ill start to pick them up now, when they start that. [​IMG]
     

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