roo attack?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ilovemychickies, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. ilovemychickies

    ilovemychickies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi y'all! I have a roo and a silkie that we have no idea what gender she is. Whenever we put the roo in with "her" the roo gets on top of "her", grabs the fluff on her head, and yanks hard. Does anyone know what he is doing? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! [​IMG]
     
  2. Josie

    Josie Chillin' With My Peeps

    867
    0
    149
    Jan 3, 2008
    California
    Sounds like he's in the mood for love!
     
  3. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    5,928
    46
    293
    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    That is a very subtle way of stating what I was going to say.
     
  4. akcskye

    akcskye Chillin' With My Peeps

    249
    0
    139
    Apr 11, 2007
    Ummm...be ready for some fertilized eggs. [​IMG]
     
  5. ilovemychickies

    ilovemychickies Chillin' With My Peeps

    YAY! Eggs! [​IMG] Thank y'all very much for telling me. Well, now we know that she is a she for sure!
     
  6. Bawkadoodledoo

    Bawkadoodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 4, 2008
    Central MA
    [​IMG] mine are doing that too... i come rulling because it sounds like my hens are being butterknife murdered.
     
  7. ilovemychickies

    ilovemychickies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Same here. She was squakin' like something was trying to eat her. It scared me and my mom to death! Lol!
     
  8. Bawkadoodledoo

    Bawkadoodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 4, 2008
    Central MA
    really... it sounds like they're in pain [​IMG]
     
  9. ilovemychickies

    ilovemychickies Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm not sure if she is in pain or not. When I told mom that we might have some chicks soon, she had me take the roo away from the hen. Mom said that she didn't really want bb red mixed with silkie. [​IMG] But she said that if we do end up with eggs, that we can keep them and raise them. I love my momma so much! [​IMG]
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by