rooster tucking head

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by TeamChaos, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. TeamChaos

    TeamChaos Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2009
    I thought it was a poultry fact- roosters don't tuck their heads under their wing on the roost at nite. I have a cock-a-doodle dude who has taken to tucking his head under his wing. What gives?
  2. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

    Sep 20, 2009
    On the Farm!
    Mine do it all the time!! I've never read that they don't!!
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    I've learned that there are no absolutes with chickens. The instant you say a chicken won't do something, one of them will.

    My LF brahma tucks his head occasionally (pea comb). My turken cockerel hasn't yet (single comb). Perhaps that's the difference between one that will and one that won't; perhaps not.

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