Head chicken starting to become stand offish

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by deeglenn, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. deeglenn

    deeglenn Just Hatched

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    My blue andalusian is now 4 months and is "leader' of the rest. The other four are as friendly as a chick can be. She/he was practically cuddly when a peep, but now very stand offish and eyes me the whole time I am cleaning pens, or anything near the coop. I get the feeling this is a rooster, but not enough evidence of it yet. Is it normal for them to unfriend their owner?
     
  2. spartanchick

    spartanchick Out Of The Brooder

    This is my first batch of chickens this spring, but I had the same experience. Two of my most friendly, outgoing supposedly 'pullets' turned out to be roosters. They would climb all over me as little chicks and then all of a sudden wanted nothing to do with me...then they crowed...
     
  3. deeglenn

    deeglenn Just Hatched

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    Well, that makes me feel a little better. We shall see if I get roostered.
     

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