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

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    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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