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I just have to ask......

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lrayle, Nov 11, 2013.

  1. lrayle

    lrayle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2013
    I know this might be a stupid question but I would like to know if every time the rooster mounts the hen is he having sex or is it just a conquering thing or both?
  2. sassyhens

    sassyhens Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 3, 2013
    Sherwood, OR
    I have been told both. That they will try and try till one lets him have her. Ours does both to the new pullets we have. It seems cruel because they are so little but he doesn't seem to be hurting them

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