Gender confused rooster

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Reyort, Mar 3, 2013.

  1. Reyort

    Reyort Out Of The Brooder

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    We put out some new laying boxes for our girls. We put some hay, eggs, and golf balls in them. Our rooster hops up there and begins building a nest and is now sitting on the egg and golf ball. This happen to anyone else?
     
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    My rooster sometimes clucks at the nest as if to show the hens where to lay. I have read some stories and seen some pictures of roosters in the nest box on this site.
     

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