What is Doug DOING??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by TinyChickenLady, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. TinyChickenLady

    TinyChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

    In the last 2 days, Doug, my rooster, has had to deal with 2 new ducks and 3 new chicks in this run. He had a minor issue with the chicks but has gotten over it (it only lasted a day).
    Now he follows me around everywhere!
    If I speak, he comes running. When I go in the run, he is at my feet the whole time. We go turn over rocks together and dig for bugs. He's never raised his hackles or danced or anything. He just follows me around and is permanently stuck inside my bubble!
    Is this normal? Is he going to start showing a bad attitude?
    Our theory in the family is that he was jealous of the babies and wants to make sure he's still my favorite and he's just kissing a$$ [​IMG] Is everyone right? Or should I start keeping a super close eye on him?
  2. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

    Oct 7, 2010
    Conroe, Texas
    Your his main chick! And/or he is afraid of the ducks. [​IMG]
  3. TinyChickenLady

    TinyChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

    LoL he's definately not afraid of the ducks. He doesn't seem to give 2 poops about them [​IMG]
  4. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 6, 2011
    Pacific North West
    I think he is making sure the ducks are not hurting YOU!! and is afraid of the ducks too [​IMG]

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