I just saw something quite funny.... PIC heavy

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Break an Egg, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My rooster and his girlfriend were free ranging and she was scratching for bugs with her son, while he was standing back and watching. She kept coming up to him and being aggressive pushing her boyfriend and doing that wing thing that roos do. Why would she be doing this? He wasn't doing anything wrong, he watches guard and he's a nice roo. He does the wing dance with her sometimes, but now that she has a 5 week old that she's taking care of, I really don't see them mating, actually he will also feed the baby.

    Here is some pics of the couple:
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    here's mom and her foster baby(roo) [​IMG]:
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  2. newchik715

    newchik715 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is the most beautiful rooster.....simply gorgeous!
     
  3. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thank you, he is a good boy, I'm very happy to have him.
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    A dominant hen will sometimes boss a rooster around with the wing dance. But in this case I wonder if she was telling him to get tail feathers off the ground and find some bugs for her. Or maybe telling him to stay away from the chick. He's absolutely gorgeous!
     
  5. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I bet she is, after all, she is older than him. Thanks.
     
  6. juliette2009

    juliette2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gorgeous coloring!
     
  7. ThinkingChickens

    ThinkingChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You said she has a foster roo. Maybe she's leaving the old guy for the new kid in town. LOL
     
  8. Snegurochka

    Snegurochka Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow, I didn't know that a roo would tolerate a chick that small (much less another rooster!) I guess he's pretty gentle then? And so pretty!
     
  9. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:He feeds him, and the chick sleeps in between the mom and dad lol.
     

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