For the love of god that was disgusting!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by aran, Aug 27, 2007.

  1. aran

    aran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2007
    rochester ny
    Ok i know birds have to mate and I guess I thought that the very brief jump aboard , squawk a little then jump off was the whole deal....I WAS WRONG!

    My wife and son and I sat there in stunned silence after witnessing our rooster pecking a hen to get her to fall off the roost, then grab the hen by the neck, jump aboard and well there is no nice way to say this...he was shagging like his life depended on it! The whole thing took about 10-15 seconds, maybe a little longer. Sheesh when he was finished I got him his smoking jacket and pipe!

    Is this normal?
     
  2. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2007
    Maine
    [​IMG] I'm sorry...I couldn't help but laugh...but yeah, sounds pretty normal to me. Never had a roo actually kick a hen off the roost to do the deed, but they aren't exactly chivalrous about the whole thing, either.
     
  3. Chelly

    Chelly Cooped Up

    May 11, 2007
    [​IMG]

    I'm sorry - but I seriously BURST out laughing LOUD - now my DH thinks I've totally lost it!
     
  4. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Thats normal rooster behavior alright.[​IMG]
     
  5. aran

    aran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2007
    rochester ny
    you should have seen it...i felt like I should have been taking notes or something he was so businesslike about it all!
     
  6. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    [​IMG] That was funny!
     
  7. Chelly

    Chelly Cooped Up

    May 11, 2007
    Quote:Well if you push your wife off the roost and then only spend 10-15 seconds with her - you better be able to RUN really fast!
     
  8. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    ya'll are killing me here! Now I have mental image
     
  9. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Quote:A mental image of Aran taking notes? or...
     
  10. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    Doing the chicken "wild thang" and aran pushing his wife off of the roost
     
    Last edited: Aug 27, 2007

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