Do roos purrr too?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Lobzi, Oct 15, 2008.

  1. Lobzi

    Lobzi Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a "probably" roo that purrs when I talk to him. I know hens do it and that is one of the reason I didnt think he was a "he". Any thoughts on this???
     
  2. chickenlady

    chickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    Chickens are chickens - roos can do it too. Mine do it all the time for me.
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    mine does..[​IMG]
     
  4. ChickyPooh

    ChickyPooh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    only my dutch roo does for me
     
  5. Diva

    Diva Out Of The Brooder

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    My guineau Roo does that is the only reason he is still the alpha guy in my group. Well he also follows me around like a puppy dog. What is one to do? [​IMG] L.
     
  6. Lobzi

    Lobzi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes mine does too. Sometimes he acts like a baby and sometime he is standing tall to claim his territory. It is so funny to see the two different personalities. Thanks all for your input.
     
  7. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

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    Ours do that too; both rooster and hens! Our now passed on new jersey giant rooster would purr and make these noises like he was crying! [​IMG] It was funny. Now, our RIR rooster does it too. He purrs and makes these "arrrrrr eererrrrr....." sounds! LOL [​IMG] So no, not only hens do it.
     
  8. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    ohhhh,,, if you could only hear mine..all of em,, but espeacially my big rir roo,,,purr,, growl,,,,,a dog pound lol
     

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