Left winged rooster

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Den in Penn, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was out shepherding my flock this afternoon. While watching them The Bar started to do his dance and caused me to wonder if all roosters drop a preferred wing. Do some drop the right or do some drop either? Do the hens respond more to one wing than the other? The Bar tends to use his left and circle clockwise. As I have only one rooster and I'm curious how does yours dance?
     
  2. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    Hah! And I thought I was nutty about observing and analyzing every single chicken behavior! I have to hand it to you - I hadn't noticed that one!

    I'll be amazed to hear if anyone else has.
     
  3. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just a random thought of an idle mind. But I do tend to peck at a idea until it falls apart. For example I may only be seeing Bar when he dances gong clockwise, and when I'm not there he goes the other way. Being curious I decided to throw it out if anyone else observed this.
     

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