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silkie rooster nesting?????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by silkielove83, Mar 11, 2015.

  1. silkielove83

    silkielove83 Hatching

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    O have a silkie rooster who has alot of attitude but has started to crow until he gets let inside and then he goes to there night boxes and "burys" himself in the straw and makes these growling noises. I havent checked the nox for eggs but do roosters normally look after the eggs? Is this normal? I only have 1 rooster and 1 hen [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging 7 Years

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    Sometimes a really good rooster will hop in the nest boxes and encourage his girls to get in and lay an egg. You are sure it's a rooster?
     
  3. silkielove83

    silkielove83 Hatching

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    Oh yes he is definitely a rooster i no longer need an alarm clock! Lol i think you are right though, he has been getting his business on with the hen but she has not laid any eggs yet. They are both 5 month old silkies
     

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