Dancing Rooster

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jdyson, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. jdyson

    jdyson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, help me understand my dancing rooster, lol. It's like he's just two-stepping all over the place. Good, bad or indifferent behavior? I must admit its awful cute watching him do it. :)
     
  2. hotrodflash

    hotrodflash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mating ritual behavior. Very funny to watch.
     
  3. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    It's courtship behavior, or a territorial display. I trust there are hens nearby when he does this?
     
  4. jdyson

    jdyson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes the girls are usually nearby. I have one hen in particular that I think he likes the best and she totally adores him. She is very broody right now but I took her out of the nest yesterday when I let everyone out for a little while and he went running up to her and danced his little heart out, lol. It was the funniest thing. He has danced harder for her than any of the others so far! Hahaha
     

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