Our Rooster Has It Backwards

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dogkahuna, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. dogkahuna

    dogkahuna Chillin' With My Peeps

    72
    30
    79
    Oct 11, 2015
    Southworth, WA
    Our rooster (7.5 months old) is mounting all 10 hens in his/our flock. He is neither tactful nor gentle but has at least started dancing a little after copulation. I'm wondering if he will learn to do the courting before the wham-bam, thank you ma'am. Any opinions?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    65,200
    13,304
    786
    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    It generally takes all young males a bit to become civilized in the reproductive process. [​IMG]

    He will perfect his skills. Right now the testosterone is raging.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    31,452
    3,536
    538
    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Most teenage males aren't into wooing much [​IMG]. They settle down as they mature.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by