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Hens doing the mating dance

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by NeeCee51, Nov 3, 2014.

  1. NeeCee51

    NeeCee51 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I seen the strangest thing today. I know the rooster at times does a little dance for the hens but this morning one of my hens lowered one of her wings and dances in a little circle close to the rooster. He went running in the other direction. Kind of funny as she did it several times more..Is she wanting to mate? They are not laying yet so it weird to me...
     
  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    She told him to get out the way and he complied.
     
  3. NeeCee51

    NeeCee51 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is funny. She is the head hen and the only one he bows down to. I have seen him take her on and I think he will have his way as he gets older. Thanks for the info. They are so funny at times...
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Oh, yeah, my hens have no problem pushing the rooster around.




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  5. NeeCee51

    NeeCee51 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Funny. You have beautiful chickens
     
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Thank you.
     
  7. torilovessmiles

    torilovessmiles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breed is your rooster? He's so beautiful
     
  8. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    He's a Blue Copper Marans. Thanks for asking!
     

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