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Curious activity-are they roosters?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by happybooker1, Nov 20, 2012.

  1. happybooker1

    happybooker1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 4, 2012
    North of Houston Texas
    I have these 16 baby bantam chicks about five weeks old. Several of them will fly up into the air half a foot and try to chest bump each other or on the ground try to stare each other down. Does this mean they're roosters?
  2. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2010
    Forest Grove, OR
    Nope. Even the pullets do this.

    Cute isn't it? [​IMG]
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2012
  3. Probly not i ahd a Black Chick and it did that a lot! and it was a hen!
  4. TurtlePowerTrav

    TurtlePowerTrav T.K.'s Farm

    Jul 29, 2012
    Oregon City, OR
    My Coop
    Makings of a juvenile pecking order.

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