chicken behavior

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Justhatched, Nov 13, 2011.

  1. Justhatched

    Justhatched Songster

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    Today I was out with the girls and one of them mounted another. Is this normal? Is it a dominant thing?
     

  2. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    I have never seen this amongst my hens, and I am out there with them A LOT. I was out watching them a good 3+ hours today [​IMG]

    No.. I wasn't trying to get out of laundry day [​IMG]

    Are you sure the one doing the mounting is in fact a hen? Or if she was even really mounting her at all?
     
  3. Justhatched

    Justhatched Songster

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    Quote:Yeah, they are 7 months old and they have all lay eggs. I am out there with mine a lot and this was the first time I saw it.
     
  4. duckinnut

    duckinnut Songster

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    Quote:I have seen mine square off and do the chest bump thing with their dander up but never saw a mounting. Except my roo Rocky.
     

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