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Bantam Roo wont let me get egg.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by MCHLMRTN, Mar 30, 2016.

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    MCHLMRTN Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok. So this is something I've never experienced. And just happened not long ago.

    I recently seperated my two roo bantams. They were buddies, and would defend each other from the rir roos that i had them with temporarily. They are also seperated but i have added some bantam hens to the little guys. Anyhow, i have not had issues putting my hands in cage until the hen laid an egg . Now he pecks at me. How uncommon is it for a rooster to be protective over an egg? The other roo bantam doesnt do that (found an egg in that shelter too).
     

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