mating

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by gracey, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. gracey

    gracey Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a rooster and I was checking on them and the rooster jumped on one of my hens back and held on to her neck fethers. is he mating or something else? [​IMG]
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, he's breeding her.
     
  3. BorneHomestead

    BorneHomestead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he is trying to mate with her. he will do his dance she will then drop and he jumps on and grabs her feathers on the back of her head, then he will dip his tail down to finish the mating process.
     
  4. sepaditty1

    sepaditty1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cue Barry White....
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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