Hopping Rooster....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by HenHouse13, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. HenHouse13

    HenHouse13 Out Of The Brooder

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    My 9 week old rooster (bought the cockerel thinking it was a pullet at 4 wks old) is timid to us, yet when i let him and the other 4 pullets roam in their run, he gets very feisty and starts hopping around them...is this just dominance behavior?? In the coop he is more laidback..
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    My roosters did the same. And they loved mating with the hens then too. Maybe being outside brings out the "rooster" in them LOL
     
  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    That is happening right now with one of my BRs!
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