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why does my silkie rooster love to stare at my toes?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by aznssaiyan, May 30, 2011.

  1. aznssaiyan

    aznssaiyan New Egg

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    hes about a year old and whenever were sitting at the table or anywhere for that matter, he stares at my toes or her toes and just stays there. occasionally hell peck lightly at them. but hell just sit there for about 20 minutes staring at them until i decide to walk somewhere? what is his fascination with feet?
     
  2. ralleia

    ralleia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure, but I've always believed that the chickens are trying to figure out if they're edible. I had a RIR hen try to take off one of my fingers the other day while I was refilling my bird suet containers!
     
  3. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Either thinking of eating them or mating with them if my roosters are anything to go by.....
     
  4. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Look at a grub worm and then look at a toe. [​IMG]
     
  5. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Quote:Yeah. I had a rooster obsessed with my feet once. He HATED when I got new shoes [​IMG]
     
  6. TeriyakiChicken

    TeriyakiChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He probably thinks that they're worms!
     
  7. TeriyakiChicken

    TeriyakiChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL! [​IMG]
     
  8. aznssaiyan

    aznssaiyan New Egg

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    Quote:Yeah. I had a rooster obsessed with my feet once. He HATED when I got new shoes [​IMG]

    thats funny, when ever we have new shoes in the house, he just wants to rape them
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    He is definately a foot fetishist--therapy is called for.
     

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