Have you ever had a rooster that didn't 'like' the ladies?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by coltssuperbowl83, Sep 24, 2016.

  1. coltssuperbowl83

    coltssuperbowl83 Songster

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    I have a roo that doesn't care about the hens at all. He likes food. Not the girls so much though. Normal? [​IMG]
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    How old is he? How long has he been part of the flock? I have a brown leghorn cockerel that took a heck of a time to show any interest in mating. Slowly, by slowly, he's getting the hang of it, but he is certainly less "romantic" compared to other roosters that I've had.
     
  3. carlf

    carlf Chirping

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    Same question: How old?

    If he's over a year old and shows no interest, then he's not a "normal" rooster!
     
  4. coltssuperbowl83

    coltssuperbowl83 Songster

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    He's six months. Same as all the others, all bought at feed stores at the same time.The other roosters take plenty of interest in the hens, except for him. Maybe he just doesn't like to share.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    He's just young, and maybe outnumbered. Some guys just take longer to mature.
     

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