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

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    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

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    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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