?Could it be a Rooster?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SumYoungChic, Jul 19, 2016.

  1. SumYoungChic

    SumYoungChic New Egg

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    I'm new to Chickens. (2 1/2 Months) My 1 1/2 - 2 year old girls give me 3-4 eggs a day. Lately one of the Girls jumps on the back of another Hen. A friend suggested this is the behavior of a Rooster. She doesn't look like a Rooster except her feet might be bigger than the rest. One of the 4 eggs I collect sometimes has a pinhead sized dot of blood in the white 7 on the yolk. Is it fertilized?

    Can you help?
     
  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Do you have a photo of the suspected roo?
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Blood spots in eggs do not indicate fertility.
    Please post a picture of your suspected male.
     
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