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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Babs0711, Jun 24, 2016.

  1. Babs0711

    Babs0711 Hatching

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    I got 6 Silkies in March. I moved them all outside a month ago. I have no clue as to who is what, but this morning one crowed for the first time. Hens can crow I read, so I'm still not certain it's a rooster (almost certain though). My question is, there is a lot of belly bumping going on. Do roosters do that to hens? or is it possible I have more roosters?
     

  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    Many will do the bump no matter the sex of them, so it doesn't help with determining that.
     
  3. Babs0711

    Babs0711 Hatching

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    That's actually what I was hoping to hear. I was worried I'd never have a fresh egg!
     

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