What is he doing??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RtSixtySixChix, Nov 6, 2011.

  1. RtSixtySixChix

    RtSixtySixChix Out Of The Brooder

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    My little Old English Game Bantam Rooster displays a funny side shuffle sometimes when he is around the hens. What is he saying? I'm not sure if he's trying to impress them or intimidate them... but it's comical fersure!
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  2. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    trying to impress! [​IMG] Hes dancing!
     
  3. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he's being smooth for the ladies!!!
     
  4. lichick28

    lichick28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I call it the Pow Wow dance
     
  5. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicken dance of seduction....!
     
  6. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:Yup, he's saying he wants to mate the hen. So much nicer when a roo "asks" like this, rather than just grabbing and jumping on; I hope this means you have a generally good roo!
     
  7. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Quote:My little guy does the same thing! It is funny to watch, I agree. [​IMG]
     
  8. RoosterRidge

    RoosterRidge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is saying I like you alot... You are a pretty girl... [​IMG]
     
  9. RtSixtySixChix

    RtSixtySixChix Out Of The Brooder

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    Kinda reminds me of something that Curly from the 3 Stooges would do.....HA! I guess size really doesn't matter---he's the only Bantam in the bunch. [​IMG]
    thanks folks for the insight!
     
  10. anderson8505

    anderson8505 Peace, Love & Happy Chickens

    [​IMG] it does sort of look like a Three Stooges move! I hadn't made that connection!

    Yup, both my roos, a bantam and a standard, do the seduction dance. "OOoooo... babeee... look at my fancy moves I make for you...." (French accent works well here.)
     

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