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Rooster mounting behavior

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lilmstw72, Sep 9, 2010.

  1. lilmstw72

    lilmstw72 In the Brooder

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    Ok, I'm very new to this chicken thing but I was outside the other day and checking on the chickens when it appeared my alpha rooster was mounting what I thought was another one of my roosters. See, I purchased 6 light brahma chicks in the spring from a local feed store and they were suppose to all be pullets but so far it appears I have at least 3 or 4 roosters. I've moved one to another home and in the process of moving another one. Now I'm questioning if maybe the one chicken being mounted is actually a pullet? I'm so confused. Do roosters ever mount other roosters as a sign of dominance. We haven't had any issues yet with them fighting. All of them are around 22 weeks.

    Help!
     

  2. not that i know of but post a pic the BYCers will tell you if it's a pullet or roo
     
  3. Melmom8

    Melmom8 In the Brooder

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    Not sure about Roosters but Dogs do it to dominate.
     

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