Rooster is such a gentleman

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by flowerchild59, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. flowerchild59

    flowerchild59 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My blue splash marans rooster, Big Blue is going on two years old and has never been anything but the a gentleman and dignified rooster. He purrs and clucks and woos his girls, and today I saw him scratching and making a nest for one of his hens who couldn't figure out where to lay with the new nest boxes and new bedding everywhere when we thoroughly cleaned the hen house. He scratched up an indention and even sat in it for awhile and was encouraging the hen to lay there. It was very sweet to see.
    I wish I could find him a new home. I am downsizing my flock this fall and need to rehome him and don't want to see him in a stew pot. I am going to post it locally and see if I can find him some new digs.
    He also has been fostering 25 new chicks from the end of april. He carries on like he is a hen at times.
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    Last edited: Aug 20, 2013
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Aww what a good boy!
     
  3. rojororeo

    rojororeo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Too cool! He is beautiful as well! If I could, I would take him! I have a Polish Crested boy already tho... :(
     
  4. luvnchix

    luvnchix Out Of The Brooder

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    Where are you located?
     
  5. rojororeo

    rojororeo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am in WA... a bit too far, plus, I don't have the space for 2 roosters, and this guy was a gift from a friend, so I would feel bad getting rid of him.. :)
     
  6. HenMcGhie

    HenMcGhie Out Of The Brooder

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    awww how sweet! [​IMG]

    Do you think he could give some lessons to my rooster? [​IMG]
     
  7. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's sad that you have to get rid of him :(
     
  8. cverba

    cverba Out Of The Brooder

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    What a good roo! He's beautiful too!

    Try finding a good home for him, it would be sad for him to be dinner. Where in WA are you?
     
  9. flowerchild59

    flowerchild59 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am located in southern Illinois if anyone is interested.
     
  10. Calomel

    Calomel Out Of The Brooder

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    If only we could have roosters in the city... :( I'd love to have a gentle Roo to keep my girls company.
     

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