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confused chickens?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lexibank, Sep 13, 2009.

  1. lexibank

    lexibank New Egg

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    Do roosters ever get confused and sit on eggs, like hens?
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Yes, they can.

    I have a drake who sat on a nest for a couple of weeks this last spring.
     
  3. Uppity Peon

    Uppity Peon Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't know if it's out of confusion, but I have heard of it before. A rooster will help a hen by keeping the eggs warm while she goes out for a bite. Very sweet!
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    My Coop
    Would love to see that someday.
     
  5. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

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    We have a borrowed Tom turkey. He sets on the turkey guinea and sussex eggs that are laid every day.
     
  6. koifarm

    koifarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's pretty exciting news, does it mean that we may have a few transgender roos out there?.......
     

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