The Rooster and the Stick?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickschool, Dec 4, 2012.

  1. chickschool

    chickschool Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. chickschool

    chickschool Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure why my question didn't come up but it was...I went out to feed my chickens today and found my 5 month old rooster humping a stick. Is that normal?
     
  3. chickschool

    chickschool Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could it have anything to do with the fact that I just re-homed his two brothers? Ever since they left he's been after the hens like crazy but I just figured that was hormones. I just don't get the stick thing. And the kicker is I raised him for the most part in our house (long story) so when I'm around him he still acts like my "baby". He coos, follows me everywhere, purrs when I hold him or rub him under the chin and the latest...he quickly stomps his feet if I don't pick him up.
     
  4. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a rooster that 'loved' an umbrella I left outside. It's strange but once they can get to the hens they usually stay to mounting them over other things, lol.
     

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