Do roos purrr too?

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

  1. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    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 Songster

    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...

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    mine does..[​IMG]
  4. ChickyPooh

    ChickyPooh Songster

    Jun 3, 2008
    South GA
    only my dutch roo does for me
  5. Diva

    Diva In the Brooder

    Jun 19, 2008
    Salem Oregon
    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 Crowing

    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!◊

    Aug 19, 2008
    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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