roosters band together

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by scooter147, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. scooter147

    scooter147 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Saturday morning I was sitting at my dining room table watching the wild birds feed at the feeder when they took off and a split second later a coopers hawk landing on the ground.
    My chickens were free ranging and much to my surprise here come Slyvester and Junior my black jap roosters to run his butt off. They charged side by side and when they got about 6 feet from him the hawk flew off. Of course they were very proud of themselves as they ran back to their hens which were all hiding under the honeysuckle hedge row they had to stop every three feet or so and crow.
    As a reward for the boys I boiled some pasta and gave it to them, they were very happy to call their girls to the treat "they found".
     
  2. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

    Nov 10, 2007
    Panama City ,Florida
    crazy little roos [​IMG]
     
  3. CheerfulHeart2

    CheerfulHeart2 Creative Problem Solver

    Apr 8, 2009
    Phoenix, AZ
    What good boys! That must have been a sight indeed.[​IMG]
     
  4. gsim

    gsim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]:thumbsup
    Almost makes me want a roo for my flock. (I said 'almost') [​IMG]
     
  5. joletabey

    joletabey SDWD!!!!

    Apr 9, 2009
    western NC
    Good little roos!!!!
     
  6. lex381

    lex381 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] to your roos!!
     
  7. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    As big of a pain in the backside as they can be, you gotta love those roosters! [​IMG]
     

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