Such a gentleman

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BittyBanty, Jul 14, 2010.

  1. BittyBanty

    BittyBanty Out Of The Brooder

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    I am enjoying watching my new birds so much I go see them a dozen times a day. It's great to see how Tabasco adores his girls and looks after thier wellbeing. He does things like plant himself between me and them when I walk up until he sees it is safe (Treats are here!) He also cackles like a wildman ever time anything flies overhead (there are a lot of doves here and they are SOOOOO scary!) He asks nicely and waits for Salsa or Chile to squat before he takes his reward. Well this morning I noticed him scratching around the treat pan in the litter. He was hunting up missed treats. When he would find a morsel he would call Salsa over for her to have it then congratulate himself loudly. He's a really good guy and I am happy for my girls. [​IMG]
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    raising chickens is a joy in life....
     
  3. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I allso have a gentlemen,I was told he was a silkie but have sine learned he is not(thinking he might be a silkie cochin cross),he does all the same things your does.Don`t you just love it when they find a treat and they do that noise and all the others come running to find out what he has for them?He allso has children and granchildren in with him and he is so good to the babies,I looked in last night and the babies were trying [​IMG]to get under him and he was letting them!
     
  4. BittyBanty

    BittyBanty Out Of The Brooder

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    I have to find a place to host pics. I'm worse than a new grandma and want to show everybody!
     
  5. 88Haywood88

    88Haywood88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your roo sounds like a saint! The one i have now is going to freezer camp (I just love calling it "freezer camp") next week. He does none of the things you said, and beats up my hens constantly. You are VERY lucky. [​IMG]
     
  6. Andi

    Andi Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's so sweet!
     
  7. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    I, too, have a gentleman for a rooster. He lost his other hens to a dog attack early in the year and has been waiting patiently for his new girls to mature .. Always courting .. never pressing his advantage. Finally this week, the girls have allowed him to breed, and he's been very gentle with them ..

    Yesterday we got our fist eggs ..

    Yes, raising chickens is a joy in life!
     
  8. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    How wonderful that some of you have such sweet and mannerly roosters! [​IMG] I'd adopt one in an instant if I could find a fella like that for my girls...
     
  9. shellz131

    shellz131 Sams Memory Lane

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    I have a Lavender Silkie like that he is so cute [​IMG] I love it when he does his little dance for his girls [​IMG]
     
  10. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wish I could find a rooster like that for my big girls,everyone I have had is a terror on them,they all found new homes/
     

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