Top dog....errr..chicken question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by welasharon, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If there is a roo in a flock is he always the dominant one? Would a hen ever dominate over a rooster?
    sharon
     
  2. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    A young rooster will be dominated by any hen older than he, until he is close to a year old, then he will be "Da Man". Even a bantam will dominate a big hen when he matures. Hope I answered your question........Pop
     
  3. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Pop! It answered my question but still left me with the "are any of my polish roosters" question. I put a mature hen in and she took top spot but the polish are not but about 6 months old so still a wait of time.
    Thanks!
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  4. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ahhh, you didn`t ask the Polish question. If you post a few pics, I`m sure someone here can spot the cockerals, otherwise, on a Polish, guess you could look for pointy saddle fethers.......Pop
     

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