Hen Harassment

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by MichiganWoods, Mar 22, 2009.

  1. MichiganWoods

    MichiganWoods DD (Artistic Digital Diva)

    Oct 6, 2008
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    Meet Blondie. This is the (EE) rooster we decided to keep.

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    He spends most of his time chasing the hens around the yard. They get annoyed with him and often find places to hide. Such as the roof of my husband's car. [​IMG]

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    Blondie will proceed to crow, annoyed, at the hen. The hen in turn just sits there staring down at him before realizing she can see quite a lot from her perch.

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    And yes, she did leave a present for my husband on his windshield. [​IMG]

    She finally caught a break and went back over to join her friend, Lucy.

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  2. LadyShred

    LadyShred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol that's cute. I don't blame her for running from the rooster - we all have had enough crap from men from time to time.
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Cute pics. Pretty birds! [​IMG]
    My hens do the same thing. They know Thor can't fit thru the holes in the yard fence and they can; so guess where they like to hang out?
     
  4. MichiganWoods

    MichiganWoods DD (Artistic Digital Diva)

    Oct 6, 2008
    West Michigan
    LadyShred, [​IMG] so true.

    Thanks, gritsar! Love your roo's name! [​IMG] - Does he hollar at the hens when he can't reach 'em?
     
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:He walks around the perimeter of the yard, crowing non-stop AND he tries to trick them. He picks up just any old thing - leaves, scraps of paper, etc. - then makes his treat noise trying to get the hens to come to him. The hens used to fall for it, but they finally wised up.
     

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