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Silkie roo behavior

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Remudamom, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. Remudamom

    Remudamom Songster

    Another reason I love silkies. The roos are so gentle with the babies. They are always calling the chicks to food. Today I put down some scraps and the silkie hens all rushed over and were pigging out, the chicks couldn't get anywhere near. One of my roos went over, grabbed a beakful and brought it away from the hens, then called the chicks over. I wish I had gotten that on tape.
     

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