This is so not funny, but really is...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ChickPeas, Jun 27, 2008.

  1. ChickPeas

    ChickPeas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a roo that has been showing aggression towards me whenever I pick him up, move him around, whatever. He's only "attacked" me once or twice, like flying at me, but now all he does is bite. Bc of this, I had to start wearing gloves to pick him up with.

    This morning as I was walking to his pen, he saw the gloves and was trying to jump at them. I figured he was just trying to be his big bad rooster self. [​IMG] When I picked him up, grabbed the gloves and hung on til I let him go. I took the gloves off and set them on the pen.

    A few minutes later he jumped up grabbed the gloves off the pen and took off running in a small circle. Then he laid them on the ground, pecked at them pretty aggressively, grabbed one and then started mating with it!!! [​IMG] He was doing the nasty with my gloves!!! [​IMG]

    After he finished, he just gazed at the gloves, pecked them a bit and went on his merry way.

    Do chickens, ahem, engage in self-pleasure or is he just a frustrated teenager with no access to a girlfriend? It was very bizarre to say the least.
     
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  2. Oblio13

    Oblio13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Cad. He'll probably never even call.
     
  3. smom1976

    smom1976 too many projects too little time!

    May 2, 2008
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    oh my goodness [​IMG] [​IMG] I dont care who you are that is funny!
     
  4. MaryT

    MaryT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a great laugh you gave me this morning!!!!!
     
  5. A Carolina Chick

    A Carolina Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You know some birds have shoe fetishes, I guess yours has a glove fetish! [​IMG]
     
  6. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wonder if it was a display of dominance. Other animals display dominance through sexual aggression, so maybe he was just setting those gloves straight after they "attacked" him. [​IMG]

    Although, if this is the case, in his mind he has dominated your hands/gloves. So even though you were trying to put a biting rooster into his place, he more than likely thinks he won in the end. [​IMG]

    It is pretty funny. And not a topic I expected to see so early in the morning.. Hadn't even had my coffee yet. [​IMG]

    -Kim
     
  7. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    I agree with Kim, he has " won the battle"
    Now, does anyone have a towel? I need to wipe the coffee off my keyboard....thanks Oblio! [​IMG]
     
  8. vicki2x2

    vicki2x2 Super Chick

    Feb 9, 2008
    Central Michigan
    Quote:Cad. He'll probably never even call.

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Thanks both of you for a good morning laugh!! Nice way to start the day!!
     
  9. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Cad. He'll probably never even call.

    Good one! That cracked me up. [​IMG]

    JJ
     
  10. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    A good laugh but, unfortunately, I agree that he probably won. You are going to have to take measures to show him you are the boss. If you don't he may attack you any/everytime you go out there.
     

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