I think the brahma girls REALLY miss their rooster

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by gritsar, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    About two weeks ago now that my dear rooster Thor passed away. I've tried introducing a new cockerel to the now 3 year old hens; they're not interested.

    Yesterday I went out to the orchard to call the girls in. The minute they saw me, three of the girls squatted.

    I tried to explain to them. If they want a rooster, they're going to have to settle for a real rooster. I'm not one. [​IMG]
     
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    I can send you some older, more confident roosters if needed, sounds like the new guy needs an example? [​IMG]
     
  3. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Lol. Mine are the same way. I thought I missed them being all lovey to me when I had my roo. Now I can't wait for one of my lil baby chicks to hurry and grow up and take over the roo vacancy. It's really hard to get anything done outside with chickens following you and squatting in front of you tripping you up. [​IMG]
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:I tried introducing Betsy aka Dyson to them, after the epic fail introducing TJ. Dyson got his head stuck between the bars of his crate and the hens were sitting there hen pecking the tar outta him. I had to rescue the little booger. [​IMG]
     
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Amen!
     
  6. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    aaaaawwwwww poor girls...I am sorry for your and their loss....give them time they will come around...my girls love their new roo but it took time after we lost my Thor.
     
  7. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    Piper is available.....[​IMG]....and so Butters:plbb

    Too bad you do not live close to me. I could get you setup.
     
  8. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:And while you were unloading them from your backseat, I'd be loading your trunk with trahmas. [​IMG]
     
  9. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    JJ! You LOVE JJ! [​IMG]
     
  10. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    JJ is pretty awesome. You should make a trip to SC BooBoo. JJ would be worth it. Plus, it's cooler in SC than it is here.
     

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