what does it mean when...?y

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

  1. Nekhebet

    Nekhebet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A cockerel rubs it's face on you? This one approximately 2 month old cockerel likes to sit on my shoulder, and sometimes he will rub his face/comb ? against my cheek. He's done this repeatedly when he gets on my shoulder. Someone tell me if he's just trying to be affectionate in a good way or if he's letting me know I'm his woman/subordinate or something I should nip in the bud!

    Thanks!!
     
  2. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is showing affection.
     
  3. Ema

    Ema Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awwwwwwwwwwww...he luvsssssss U!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Nekhebet

    Nekhebet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys! [​IMG] so happy there's no ulterior
    motives.
     
  5. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Overrun With Chickens

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    It is nice now, but I would not want a roo sitting on my shoulder, that is too close to my eyes.
     
  6. Nekhebet

    Nekhebet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mrs. K :

    It is nice now, but I would not want a roo sitting on my shoulder, that is too close to my eyes.

    Oh I agree with you, it makes me nervous, I'm always closing the eye closest to him whenever I see him looking with interest. Those beaks look sharp. Almost a relief when he jumps on top of my head, or better yet, down...​
     
  7. prov31gal

    prov31gal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a chicken pecked my 5 year old ion the eye,..............................you DO NOT want that.
     

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