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Sex link hen attacking poor bantam roo?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by stone_family3, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Songster

    Apr 11, 2011
    My Sex link hen a year old has recently taken to picking and fighting with my bantam roo. I only saw it the one time when I was feeding them, but what could cause this behavior?

    Could she just be ticked off because he's trying to mate her?

    I have three banties and their eggs seem to be fertile, but all my big girls have dark eggs and I can't tell when I candle them.

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