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bantam cochins - rooster sharing nesting duties? *pics*

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by spish, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    i have 4 bantam cochins (2 roo's 2 pullets) and 1 pullet decided to go broody and sit on her eggs. anyhow today i walked in to find broody getting a bite to eat and Roo sitting on the eggs??

    is this a regular occurence or do i have a very caring roo?


    all change and mum is bck on the eggs.....

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  2. NottinghamChicks

    NottinghamChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    How sweet! I have heard that roos can be maternal but I have never seen it. I'm going to try my hand at raising babies this summer with some Bantam Cochins that I have on order, can't wait!!!

    Thanks for sharing
     
  3. CathyM

    CathyM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's cute! And great photos! I hope the eggs all hatch wonderfully![​IMG]
     
  4. Lisa202

    Lisa202 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a good daddy [​IMG]
     

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