Guess who I just found in a nest box???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by gritsar, Oct 24, 2008.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Went out to open the shutters on the coop and guess who was sitting nice-as-you-please on a nest box?
    THOR! (my sub roo). [​IMG]
    I've asked my SO to please have the birds and the bees (and chickens!) talk with him. [​IMG]
     
  2. tamemeg

    tamemeg Out Of The Brooder

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    My one bantum rooster does that too, he takes turns in each of the 4 nesting boxes....maybe he's confused...LOL
     
  3. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL.

    My roo used to sleep in the nest box with the girls.
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Maybe the hens sent Thor in to see if he could hatch those really hard eggs (golf balls) cuz they weren't having any luck with em. [​IMG]
     
  5. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Sometimes, I think a rooster will jump up into a nest box to encourage the girls to lay. He'll cluck and stomp all over in the straw or whatever you have in there for them and squat a little to show the girls how nice the nest is. [​IMG]

    Of course, then you have people like my little brother, who, when he was three years old, picked up one of my enormous roosters and stuffed him face first into a nest box, commanding, "Rooster, lay an egg!" [​IMG] This was years ago (he is now 20)...
     

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