My Cockeral keeps pecking my pullet!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by OnewChook, Sep 30, 2012.

  1. OnewChook

    OnewChook Chillin' With My Peeps

    I own x1 Barenvelder cockeral and x1 New Hampsire pullet.

    My cockeral occasionally pecks and my pullets' neck. My parents say: "Hes Just keeping his hens in line. Its his job."
    I dont beileve them. I think hes just being pure MEAN! But is it true?

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Are you sure he's not trying to mate her?
     
  3. TurtlePowerTrav

    TurtlePowerTrav T.K.'s Farm

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  4. OnewChook

    OnewChook Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, He stands beside her and pecks the side of her neck.
     

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