Is it normal for a hen to protect a tom?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by racuda, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. racuda

    racuda Songster

    Oct 1, 2008
    North Carolina
    When my Lab, Sunny gets too close to William, his mate Katie chases the dog off. Is this some kind of role reversal, or is it typical for the girls to do this?

  2. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    The hen can become protective of her mate sometimes. But you are right usually it is the rooster.[​IMG]

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