Silkie rooster with chicks

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by brett1984, Oct 19, 2018.

  1. brett1984

    brett1984 In the Brooder

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    I bought a silkie rooster today from a girl in my hometown. He came when 6 chicks that aren’t his but he’s been around a lot. Well he’s letting the chicks which are about 2 months old sleep under him. He’s keeping them warm. Is this normal? Or do I just have a sweet rooster?
     
  2. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Free Ranging

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    pics? my neighbors roo incubated his own eggs and raised them:idunno:confused:it sounds crazy, but he sure is a roo.
     
  3. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!!

    So cute!
     
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  4. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Free Ranging

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    it is:p he is a frizzle silkie cross roo... super sweet o his ladies and chicks:love
     
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  5. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!!

    So fluffy!
     
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  6. Shorty22366

    Shorty22366 Songster

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    My roosters take care of my chicks when they hatch and I see them teaching chicks how to do different things. They are both silkie roos too.
     
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  7. AnimalGeek23

    AnimalGeek23 Crowing

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    It isn't normal but isn't very uncommon. You are lucky to have such a sweet roo though,many roos are aggressive towards chicks.:love Have fun with your chicks!
     
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