Presenting ?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Ruthieharris, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. Ruthieharris

    Ruthieharris Out Of The Brooder

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    Really silly question, now our Fluffies are laying and all , when we go towards them to fuss them , they squat down and wings stick out a bit and bum in the air, so are they wanting to breed when they do this ? Like are they presenting for a Roo?
     
  2. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Yes, they are presenting for a rooster. Their genes tell them to make eggs that hatch and as they become more desperate their standards lower to include humans and other animals.
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Well, thanks for that! My hens squat for me all the time. I'd better get them a boyfriend then [​IMG]
     

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