inter-species dating?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by GulfBamaChick, Aug 29, 2014.

  1. GulfBamaChick

    GulfBamaChick Out Of The Brooder

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    Is my rooster the only one who does the little tap dance towards me, and if I am leaned down or gardening, add a little creep up behind me to it? Hmmmm...Should I explain to him inter-species dating is forbidden?
     
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  2. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    He is not looking for a date.....these are the first signs of him dominating you. In other words the first signs of human aggression from a rooster. :(
     
  3. GulfBamaChick

    GulfBamaChick Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh. Well I pet him a lot, and he does stay his distance when he does this. He is pretty well “people-broken” as my kids hold him all the time. I doubt it will be an issue because I am pretty dominant with all of my animals. They know who is boss. He can size up but hopefully it doesn’t go further than that. He really is a mamas boy at this point so I have a hard time picturing him as human aggressive. He is a 24 week old barred rock mix.
     
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  4. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    If he knows who is the boss, he would not be doing this "tap dance".
     
  5. GulfBamaChick

    GulfBamaChick Out Of The Brooder

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    Well if he does anything crazy he will get one UFC style warning then after shot #2 he will be chicken and dumplins (; lol Let us hope not!
     
  6. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    That is about the same plan here. I am nursing a wound on the back of my leg from a little "tap dancer". He will find out in the morning that he is invited to Sunday dinner. He won't be needing any silver ware either. :)
     
  7. GulfBamaChick

    GulfBamaChick Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is my guy. I spend a lot of time outside with my girls and he has always been really sweet.
     

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