roo w/ plucked feathers on neck

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kelliepulido, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Songster

    Mar 18, 2008
    st.john's mi
    What is this from?I have seen the girls grooming him do they do this?.It is right below his wattles.
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

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    Sounds like he's henpecked.
     
  3. Danigirl3

    Danigirl3 Songster

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    Quote:Sorry it's late, I'm tired and I found that really funny.
     
  4. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Songster

    Mar 18, 2008
    st.john's mi
    is it a sign of affection from the girls cuz he just lets them fuss over him especially when he is bloodied from fighting w/another roo.
     

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