Dominant Roo killed, other Roo....What up?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Meat Hunter, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. Meat Hunter

    Meat Hunter In the Brooder

    May 29, 2011
    One of my EE and our awesome Australorp were killed by a hawk the other day. We have one other Roo, a beautiful Barred Rock. He and the Aust used to square off when they were growing up but it was clear the Aust was the dominant one. Now that he is gone, will this one realize it and take over the role? He has not crowed once that I can remember, (which ain't a bad thing really lol). He is a Roo for sure. Will he ever crow or are there some that simply do not?
  2. the Pollo Loco

    the Pollo Loco Songster

    May 27, 2009
    Santa Cruz,CA
    Had one just like that, that didn't crow til the Alpha roo was gone, Now that he's the main rooster he crows all the time... here I thought I was going to have a crowless roo.

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