Do chickens remember us? ( I think so) A visit with my Rooster

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by lorain's fids, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. lorain's fids

    lorain's fids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last October I rehomed Charles, my Rooster, to a farm up in North Jersey. I have not seen him for the past year, last week
    my daughter and I took a ride to visit him. He is currently being housed with a few other roosters. We picked him right up and we both held him for a little while. Charles was very, very relaxed in our arms. As I spoke to him he was looking right at me. It was almost as if he remembered me and or my voice, same thing happened when my daughter held him. I had had him since he was 2 days old, He was one of 6 chicks, I always held them and talked to them, I still do to the 5 girls...I was so happy to hold him again and to talk to him. I truly miss him and wish I was able to keep him where we live. So even if people say roosters haven't got any sense of a memory, I will tend to disagree right now...I truly believed that Charles did indeed remember my daughter
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  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    He looks like a sweet fellow
     
  3. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they remember.I know they no my voice.
     
  4. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    I am positive they remember us. I got a rooster back that had been gone for quite a few months. He not only remembered me but he remembered every one of the others and where his spot on the roost was. What a great boy there!
     
  5. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    :) I think chickens know too.
     
  6. lorain's fids

    lorain's fids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These chickens/roosters are so much smarter than we even know!
     

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