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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by farmerChef, Feb 15, 2011.

  1. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Saw my roo feeding his hens spaghetti yesterday. He found the spaghetti and then called everyone over and started feeding it to them. Awww....[​IMG]
    He also likes to lay in the nest when my lower hens need to lay, I think its more to keep the higher ones from pecking them out. He will also stand in front of the nest and coo to the hens. He will go in and fix the nest before the hens lay in it. I also have a pair of fuzzys in a pen and he will do the same thing when she needs to lay an egg. I've even seen him sitting on the egg/golfballs when I go to pick it up.

    Do anyone elses roosters do anything sweet for their hens?
     
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine will call them over to where he is if he finds some good things to eat but as far as anything else, he couldn't care less. [​IMG]
     
  3. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    sounds like you got a really good rooster. Your girls are lucky.
     
  4. journey11

    journey11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a gentleman! [​IMG]

    I don't technically have a rooster anymore, but my neighbor's rooster (the only chicken they have) has adopted some of my girls, the ones who are rebellious and keep hopping the fence. He's very alert and protective of them. I suppose I'll miss him if anything ever happens to him. I'm sure he'd take a bullet for "his" girls. [​IMG]
     
  5. Louise's Country Closet

    Louise's Country Closet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Awww, what a sweetheart!!! My rooster will call his girls to show them food and let them eat it all to the point where he won't get any of the 'treats' - and he does like to make nests for the girls once in a while but that's usually when they're out in the yard playing with a cat carrier lol
     
  6. axion_lotus

    axion_lotus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Farmerchef, you indeed have a very gentlemanly roo on your hands! [​IMG] Lucky you, and lucky hens! [​IMG]
     
  7. ParrotsNPullets

    ParrotsNPullets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a sweetheart! I hope when we move we will luck out with rooster even half as sweet for our gals! [​IMG]
     
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  8. obaan1

    obaan1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think he was in a good mood from his Valentine weekend with the ladies. Did you name him Romeo?
     
  9. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mr Freddy my roo will be with the girls & here one singing the egg song in the coop & will run over to the coop & escort the girl back to the flock. Its funny to watch .
     
  10. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, his name is Phoenix. I was tossing out some lizards to them yesterday and he wouldn't ever eat one, he just let the hens fight over them, wich was funny to watch. He would just alert the girls everytime I came over with some. (yes I caught lizards to feed my chickens, they were all over they porch yesterday)
    Here's a pic of him with some of his girls
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