my rooster just hangs around the coop

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by blueseal, Apr 18, 2009.

  1. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 3, 2008
    my rhode island red roo is 3 yrs old. and since january hes been staying inside the new 10x12 coop. while the 9 hens are out roaming during the day. he just lays around in the doorway of the coop w atching the flock is he being lazy or is this a sighn of him getting old. hes a big healthy bird. the only way to get him outside is to force him out.
  2. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    At 3 years he`s hardly getting old. Likely he`s not feeling well. Maybe worms? How long since you wormed them? Lot`s of things can stress a chicken. Can`t say much without more info......Pop

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