Roo's Shake Their Heads Side to Side when They See Me ?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by blackhens, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. blackhens

    blackhens New Egg

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    I have two Orpington roosters. When I arrive with food and water for them, sometimes they shake their entire head and neck from side to side when they see me coming. Any idea what that means?
     
  2. canesisters

    canesisters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "be careful"

    Mine does that sometimes. Usually means he's feeling testy and he's much more likely to act like a he wants to go to freezer camp.
     
  3. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, be careful of them. Don't turn your back. They are trying to intimidate you.
     

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