Rooster is mounting the guineys! Anyone seen this?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Loudoun, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. Loudoun

    Loudoun Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 1, 2011
    I have a 5-month old Buff Orpington rooster Buttercup who has been raised with 3 guineys, 1 other rooster, and 8 pullets. The guineys are mean to the chickens, for the most part, but when I feed them treats and the guineys get in the way, Buttercup mounts a guiney and just hangs onto the neck. So far he hasn't drawn blook, but isn't this a little odd?

    I'm not wild about the guineys since they chase the chickens...they may be re-homed or stewed, once they get a little bigger.

    Has anyone seen a rooser mounting a guiney?

  2. Alabama ee

    Alabama ee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 18, 2010
    You can get one that is half chicken/half Guinea. There is someone one here that had one called "Miracle"
  3. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Quote:It is very rare that a hybrid hatches and lives, but it can happen.

    If you are in for some long but interesting reading ~ here is the thread about the life of Miracle

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    Last edited: Jan 19, 2011

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