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Rooster and the nests?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by This_chicks_place, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. This_chicks_place

    This_chicks_place Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good Morning... I just saw what i think is a pretty strange thing. We have 5 hens and and 3 roosters, (I know 2 have to go just not sure which ones yet:rolleyes:) So anyway, the girls are getting close to laying but no eggs yet. I just watched the rooster climb into a nest and "talk" to the girls, 3 seemed to come over to see what he had to say. I think this went on for about 5 minutes or so! Is he telling them that this is where they should leave the eggs? Also, because only 3 out of the 5 came over to listen does that mean they are closer to laying than the other 2? Watching chickens is such a waste of time but so much fun!
     
  2. zebserema

    zebserema Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i dont know but thats funny [​IMG]
     
  3. crossgirl

    crossgirl Day Dream Believer

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    Be careful, they may be planning a rebellion! [​IMG]
     
  4. This_chicks_place

    This_chicks_place Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know very funny:lau But they really seemed to be chattering back and forth for quite some time! But seriously......is it possible that he was "showing" them?

    Arrrghh- why don't my smilies work???
     
    Last edited: Jun 27, 2011
  5. zebserema

    zebserema Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah i think my chickens did that one time too
     

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