New Rooster

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jprice2ndlt, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. jprice2ndlt

    jprice2ndlt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello all,

    I have a new Rooster 21-22 weeks old. I have him in the then with 5 hen and a possible rooster also 21-22 weeks but does not look like a roo to me. My question is if they are that young is it possible that one roo would try to mount another roo or do they know the difference. The reason i asked is today when i went to my pen he was dacning around the one try to mount it but it wouldnt let him. here are some pics of the 2. The brown one is the 1 in question. The whits is there is no doubt.


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    Last edited: Nov 8, 2009
  2. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    It might just be a dominance thing. The new roo is letting the younger one know who is head of the flock is what my guess would be.
     
  3. jprice2ndlt

    jprice2ndlt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Might be that. They are the same age though they both came from a litter i hatched and it was them 2 and 2 hens.
     
  4. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    By the way, have no doubts, they are BOTH roos!! [​IMG]
     

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