Do I have a rooster?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BeckytheHen, Nov 14, 2019.

  1. BeckytheHen

    BeckytheHen In the Brooder

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    I know its a silly question, but one of my chickens is grabbing a mouthful of feathers on just one of the others. I don't know if she is trying to mate or is just being mean. She doesn't do it to any of the others...……….....
     
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. Sounds like feather pecking which is related to space / confinement issues. Others will chime in, no doubt.
     
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  3. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    Post a picture of your suspect.
     
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  4. BullChick

    BullChick Enslaved by a Duckling

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    You need more space, and more birds. :thumbsup
     
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  5. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz I want a hippopotamus for Christmas

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    If you post a few pictures, somebody here can tell you if your chicken is a male or female. :)
     
  6. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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    Make sure they have plenty of room and mostly chicken feed
     
  7. ValerieJ

    ValerieJ Crossing the Road

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    Hi! :frow Welcome to BYC!
     
  8. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Enabler

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    Welcome :welcome Agree with posting pictures in the breed/gender forum.
     
  9. BeckytheHen

    BeckytheHen In the Brooder

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    I will try later, I don't have a smart phone, but I have a camera
     
  10. BeckytheHen

    BeckytheHen In the Brooder

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    The girls have plenty of room, but that is something to consider. Love the feedback. Thank you, more later
     

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