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Odd cockerel behaviour

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tobit, May 8, 2016.

  1. tobit

    tobit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our cockerel (10 months old) has been sitting in an unused best box in our tiny spare coop, and made growling/purring noises, it's pretty funny!! Is he broody? ;) can anyone suggest a better and more sensible reason than that?:)
     
    Last edited: May 8, 2016
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Maybe you got a transgender roo? [​IMG]
     
  3. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

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    We have three roosters. Occasionally one will get in a nest box and act rather silly. I always thought they were just wooing their girls.
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    He's telling the girls, "Hey, here's good place to lay your eggs".

    Got my first flock as adults, cock got in nest first day for 30 minutes or so, chittering up a storm.
    Eggs later that day. Never saw him in there again.
     

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