The Rooster "March"

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Ellie, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. Ellie

    Ellie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    I love watching my young rooster's (22 wks.) behavior as he grows up.

    Does anyone know why they do that "marching" thing after they mate with a hen? It looks so weird. Sometimes, he does it before as well.
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    It not marching, it's strutting his stuff with his chest all poofed out. [​IMG]
     
  3. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    I love to see our roo do the roo dance. He even peeks over the partition where the other girls are and he will strut even though no one can see him [​IMG]
     
  4. Ellie

    Ellie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    Ahhh, strutting. Ok, then I KNOW why he does it!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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