Is this mating [possible mating description]

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by birdsofthefarm, Oct 3, 2009.

  1. birdsofthefarm

    birdsofthefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My rooster is standing on my hens backs, curving his bootie down, and holding their necks, Is that mating
     
  2. djackjr

    djackjr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep.... [​IMG]
     
  3. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

    Jul 16, 2009
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    Ya. Not very pretty sight. I'm glad that I'm not a chicken.
     
  4. Babe77

    Babe77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this another indicator that the girls are nearing laying?
     
  5. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

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    Quote:Not necessarily. It is more an indication that your roo is mature and likes your pullets/hens. [​IMG]
     
  6. Babe77

    Babe77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks BarkerChickens...
     
  7. birdsofthefarm

    birdsofthefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Not necessarily. It is more an indication that your roo is mature and likes your pullets/hens. [​IMG]

    Yah, ehh, mine are already laying
     

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