What!? A rooster that doesnt want to mate? !

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by merry hens, Oct 19, 2010.

  1. merry hens

    merry hens Out Of The Brooder

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    I really wanted to breed my gorgeous black sumatra rooster but he is showing no interest in mating whatsoever. All the eggs from last spring were infertile. He doesnt do the rooster dance or anything like that. I've never seen him mount a hen, and he's two years old now! Any remedies or is he a lost cause?
     
  2. Pineywoods Peepers

    Pineywoods Peepers Certified Poultry Accruer

    Do they have chicken Viagra? [​IMG]
     
  3. merry hens

    merry hens Out Of The Brooder

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    HHAHAHA!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Rozzie

    Rozzie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2010
    Maybe he would prefer a rooster friend...
     
  5. merry hens

    merry hens Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] Maybe so! Or maybe romance just isnt his thing...
    I usually have the opposite problem with roosters.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Maybe he just hasn't met the right hen. I'm not being facetious. Some roos hook up with a favorite and ignore the others. Do the hens bully him. or accept him as the Rooster?
     

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