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roosters and eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenandgoatlady, Jun 25, 2008.

  1. chickenandgoatlady

    chickenandgoatlady Out Of The Brooder

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    can a rooster also lay eggs my rooster makes strange noises for a while and twice when i was out there he was in the nesting box and when done he got up off a egg was it him or what is he doing??
     
  2. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    No, your rooster can't lay eggs.

    I've noticed our boys like to hang out in the nest boxes on occasion and make funny noises, too, but they aren't gonna lay an egg unless it's actually a pullet or hen.

    Hope this helps!


    Dawn
     
  3. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maine
    You could have a hen that makes noises like a Roo.
     
  4. fivebigreds

    fivebigreds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roos like to make cooing sounds to the hens and let them know they have found a nesting sight.
     
  5. chickenandgoatlady

    chickenandgoatlady Out Of The Brooder

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    that must be what he is doing then ti was just so strange to me thanks
     

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