she was at in the dominant role, now she's near the bottom of the rung - what happened?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bj taylor, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. bj taylor

    bj taylor Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 28, 2011
    North Central Texas
    my barred rock has been the bossiest, sassiest girl from the beginning. now i've noticed over the last few days she's more isolated & seriously runs from the rooster. the other girls have some wear & tear on their backsides from his attentions, but not her. now she seems honestly afraid of him & he's beginning to go out of his way to run her off.
    she's still on the roost with the others & no sign of illness at this point. so what happened? what's going on? any ideas?
  2. TurtlePowerTrav

    TurtlePowerTrav T.K.'s Farm

    Jul 29, 2012
    Oregon City, OR
    My Coop
    A lot of times they sense things you can't see. Their may be a health issue and the rooster is keeping her away from the flock.

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