Nesting Rooster?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by doxies1, Apr 2, 2011.

  1. doxies1

    doxies1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is with a rooster squeezing in to a nest box with a setting hen. I have a coulpe of silkies setting the same nest and I see the roostr squeezing in now and then.
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Probably showing them it is a good place to lay -- though he's a little late.
     
  3. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] That's what I was going to say
     
  4. Marion565

    Marion565 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:At least he is not sqeezing in with another rooster [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. Corona~Barb

    Corona~Barb Wing Shadow Farm Premium Member

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    Oh, I got to see my rooster prepare a nesting spot for the hens once. It was so cool and cute at the same time. Wished I'd had my camera at the time.
     

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