I got a rooster!!!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by SportTees, Oct 2, 2008.

  1. SportTees

    SportTees Songster

    I got my first rooster. It was so funny when I introduced him to the boss hen. She imediatly stared him down - then started biting his comb. He finally got tired of it and they spared but she bit his gobbler and won that one to. [​IMG] Funny I don't lock my birds up at night because they have a completely covered run so I think the rooster may be sleeping in the run tonight
  2. redoak

    redoak Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
    Go hens, always nice to hear about a rooster being bullied by a hen.
  3. SportTees

    SportTees Songster

    Quote:It was definitely a surprise and funny too
  4. ChickenGirl95

    ChickenGirl95 Songster

    May 31, 2008
    New York
    Congrats on your first rooster!
  5. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    How cool. My little roo is 10 weeks old and he decided to jump bad with my 27 week old SLW. It was not pretty...he pecked her and she gave him "THE LOOK", he pecked again and she hammered him and then held his head down on the ground. [​IMG] He bored her by not struggling and she walked away. [​IMG] What a spoiled rotten BI*** she is.
  6. SportTees

    SportTees Songster

  7. Not to be a downer, but I hope you know well where he came from and are 100% sure he's not carrying anything since you've already put him with your flock.
    BE CAREFUL, please Quarentine new birds next time!

    Edited to add:
    Where are the pics?! What kind is he? [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2008
  8. SportTees

    SportTees Songster

    Quote:He came from the same place that the hens came from. Its right down the street and the only birds they have are from 1 order from mcmurray Hatchery. The birds stay in a pen -- no free range-- so hopefully it'll be O.K.

    I'll post pics -- I think he's a partridge rock or maybe RIR
  9. SportTees

    SportTees Songster

    Here he is


  10. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    i have a "few" roo's ,, but my old hen only allows 1 to touch her,, if the others try,,, watch out,, she will chase them down for 20 minutes till she catch's them,, then puts a beating they will never forgot on em ,, and my roo's aint small or push overs,, but when she gets near em,, they split the scene hehe haha [​IMG]

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