What is happening with my pullet

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bobbieschicks, Dec 30, 2011.

  1. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    Every time my rooster mates one of the other 20 week old pullets my 24 week old Snow White rushes over and pecks whomever Foghorn is on top of at the time. Why is she doing that?
     
  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's making sure they remember their place in the pecking order.
     
  3. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    Thanks - I guess Snow White making sure they remember that even though Foghorn's mating them, she's the head hen makes sense, it just seems so cruel of her. I mean they're already getting some unwanted attention - can't she tell that!

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