Do you believe that chickens have emotional bonds with one another? My 5month old black Astralorp -mix pullet is now on her 3rd roo. Roo #1 was a hatch-date mate, same mix breed, Black roo. Killed by a fox whe he was just 4 months old. My lil' girl seemed so lonely & clung near us. Roo #2 was a red beauty, a 2yo. He was pen-raised, would march into the pen each day @ dusk.The fox found the un-locked door. My hen was frantic in the morning.My hen would roost in a tree above the pen. After 2 weeks of no other chicken companionship, Roo #3 arrived yesterday. he's an Auracana, Big gray chest & belly, yellow crown, ruff, & brown saddle. He's gentle with her, shy of us humans. Now my lil' hen is avoiding human contact also, choosing to remain by roo's side. ~ I swear she kissed him after the first 5 minutes of meeting him! He seems to be devoted to her, not rushing her for breeding. QUESTION: Do you believe chickens are emotional?My friend advised me to lock these two in their pen for at least the first week, is that the right idea?