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Rooster Is Really Strange

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by peeps7, Sep 4, 2007.

  1. peeps7

    peeps7 Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    North Carolina
    My EE rooster is an older roo but he isn't very busy.[​IMG] He keeps my hens in line especially about food.[​IMG] All my hens are young (20-25weeks old) so maybe he's not interested in them yet.[​IMG] I have never seen a rooster who doesn't like being around 10 hens (if you get my meaning).[​IMG] Does anyone know why?[​IMG]
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    :gigMaybe you should crumble up some viagra into his feed? As often as you see those commercials on TV, it seems like ED is an epidemic and maybe your roo has it too??

    Just kidding of course!![​IMG]
  3. peeps7

    peeps7 Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    North Carolina

    Actually I have know idea what that is so [​IMG]
    Really I'm dying to get some EE chicks out of my EE hens. They will be full blood and my roo is beautiful so I want babies.[​IMG][​IMG]:barnie:jumpy:jumpy:jumpy

    P.S I love using smileys
  4. peeps7

    peeps7 Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    North Carolina
    My roo is about 3-4 years old so I don't know if that makes a difference.[​IMG] I have a silkie hen and I'm kinda hoping that my silkie chick will be a roo and then I can have some beautiful silkie babies.[​IMG] Until then I want my EE hens to get broody and sit some eggs.[​IMG]
  5. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

    Jul 5, 2007
    Sevier County, TN
    I have a Silkie roo, no one laying yet, and he's trying to climb on everyone.

    DH has started calling him Hugh Heffner because he's 'wearing' a smoking jacket and living with 6 ladies. But the buxom Buff Orps beat the daylights out of Hef when he climbs aboard. Everyone beats him up if he tries to ride a Silkie. And he runs like heck when the Americaunas give him the evil eye.
  6. peeps7

    peeps7 Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    North Carolina
    LOL! I wish I knew how to post pics and then you guys could see my roo and my hens.I just tell everybody that my roo is very polite.[​IMG]
  7. peeps7

    peeps7 Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    North Carolina
    Does it bother the hens to be in there, well what I mean is does it prevent them from laying eggs? I didn't think so but I was just wondering. My rooster seems to show no interest in my hens except to peck them, does anybody know why? He has 10 hens and I would have thought any rooster would be lucky to have 10 all to himself but not this one.

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