Ineffective Rooster - will he learn?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 2DogsFarm, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. 2DogsFarm

    2DogsFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2009
    NW Indiana
    My teenage rooster (8mos old) has been mating my hens, but he is nowhere near "on target" - he does not come anywhere near their vent [​IMG]

    He hangs on like heck & grabs their heads, but if he expects to fertilize anything he is SOL.
    Is this typical?
    Will he eventually figure out what he is missing (literally)?
    do I have a Loser Rooster?
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    He's a slow one, but he should figure it out.
  3. SheilaTheBrave

    SheilaTheBrave Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 20, 2011
    Quote:I'm sorry I have no advice here. But you did give me good laugh reading this. I love BYC!! Best of luck w/ your boy!
  4. Saltysteele

    Saltysteele Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2011
    as with all other animals (even humans) all it takes is the first "right" time, and he'll be a pro [​IMG]

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