Is it possible that Cockerel remembers Home and Pullets?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickens really, Oct 15, 2016.

  1. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    I vowed this year that I would not get another Cockerel/Rooster.....Well, I did YESTERDAY....He is an Ameruacana/Brahma...Beautiful...Anyways..My friend that took him decided on another Cockerel so he was set for slaughter...I felt bad and took him instead of having him culled..He was a cute little bugger when I got him back in July...He was sold a week later..Now a big pretty Cockerel...
    Anyways.....I kept him in my garage over night..Gave him an Antibiotic drink and left him...Winter is her so the garage is not an option long term here in Alberta...I put him out in the yard, in a look no touch pen as the pullets free ranged...No one noticed him....I opened the crate door and let him out...No one noticed him....He wandered around till my Speckled Sussex got interested, they pecked each other and that was it! He is now in with the Ladies as if he never LEFT....He even seemed to know where the Coop door was and went right into the coop and out the pop door to the run, came back in and roosted a bit...They are all around 20 to 24 weeks, He would be 20 weeks...I always said my Birds are smart...lol! Am I crazy?

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  2. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    Really....Not one reply....Hello BYC.....
    I am sure you have some info, insight or some sort of helpful replies to why this happened...Usually Birds Fight..Am I right? Look no touch for a week?

    Please I want info...

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  3. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    HELLO????

    Nice...I really want input...

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  4. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chickens have a very good memory,I pretty sure he never forgot about them,Nice job keeping him glad he didn't get culled at 20 weeks[​IMG]
     
  5. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    Thanks...Thought I was a bit loopy...?
    Yeah, He is very docile, but he is being good for the hens...I had to save him....

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  6. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its sad people go to culling before giving them away
     
  7. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good on you for saving him. I would guess he might remember! Let us know how he turns out
     
  8. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I actually remember reading something like chickens can remember 100 different peoples faces
     
  9. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    I will post pictures of him out with the ladies...He is a cross of Ameruacana and Brahma...Not EE !...He is Pretty...Cheek tufts and feathered feet...Very nice boy....

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  10. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    Really? That is neat...It was like he remembered me..my Chitchit call and basically everything....
    Thanks....Im not a Loopy Chicken lady....?

    Cheers!
     

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