What a good roo

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chick_in_Indiana, Jun 12, 2008.

  1. Chick_in_Indiana

    Chick_in_Indiana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last night I was in the coop and saw something a little weird. My EE was in her nesting spot then my roo came over and went in there w/ her. [​IMG] A min later she came out and he was in the nest making a lite purring sound. He moved a few things around and then got out and she went back in. She sat down, made a few noises and then came back out. Then he goes in again and fixes a few things and then lets her back in again. Aparently she was happy w/ the nest this time and then laid her egg.
    I have seen him follow the hens into the coop before but never paid to much attention. Does anyone else have a roo this sweet?
    I wish I could get my husband to make the bed.
     
  2. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Roo does the same thing. I think sometimes he coos her and WANTS her to lay the egg. We keep laughing saying that he wants a family!
     
  3. Chick_in_Indiana

    Chick_in_Indiana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What kind of roo do you have? This is a Serma.
     
  4. 6chix

    6chix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ray the Rooster always follows the girls in to tidy up the nest for them. I have caught him also sitting on the eggs. Hes a great rooster [​IMG]
     
  5. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I hope that my boy is as good as all of yours once my hens start to lay. He's been great so far, so I'm keeping my fingers crossed that he stays this way! [​IMG]
     
  6. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
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    Rusty is a mutt, so I was told when we got him.

    I too have seen him sit on an egg.

    He is a good protector for such a small guy.
     
  7. pixiechick

    pixiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our EE rooster did the same thing. He cheered louder than the hen when an egg was finally layed![​IMG]
     
  8. Chick_in_Indiana

    Chick_in_Indiana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's so funny to see this little roo take care of his big standard hens.
     
  9. Fowl-Language

    Fowl-Language Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a sweetie!
    My rooster does the ba-gawking after the egg is laid.
     
  10. seriousbill

    seriousbill Chillin' With My Peeps

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