I think my baby roo is in love with me!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ScotianChick, May 22, 2011.

  1. ScotianChick

    ScotianChick Songster

    Dec 27, 2010
    I have a 13 week old cockeral, Vincent, and today I decided I'd pick him up and carry him around a bit. So I picked him up and cuddled him, he tried to escape so eventually I sat him on the ground and held him and pet him there. When I was finished I let him go and he did a wing dance around me!! I wanted to see if it was a fluke and if he just meant it for a pullet so I picked him up again, pet him and put him down and he did the same thing!

    Is this a sign of dominance or is he trying to woo me? He finished his dance and walked away and ate, he didn't do anything aggressive so maybe he was just trying to impress me?

  2. kemclaughlin

    kemclaughlin Songster

    Apr 15, 2011
    Garden City, ID
    LOL, why is it that roo's are so sweet as chicks? Is it so that you won't want to eat them when they hit adolescence?
  3. CrazyChickensEverwhere

    CrazyChickensEverwhere Songster

    Apr 8, 2011
    If he's usually a sweet boy hes trying to woo you.

    If he doesnt like you near him and is usually crappy and starts dancing hes challenging you
  4. ScotianChick

    ScotianChick Songster

    Dec 27, 2010
    He's usually a little nervous of me but not mean.

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