Why is my rooster walking backwards??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by FLchook, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. FLchook

    FLchook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The past couple days I've seen my Japanese rooster walking backwards. He puts his beak almost to the ground, then moonwalks backwards. All my years with chickens I've never seen this..... Any Ideas?
     
  2. FLchook

    FLchook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    btw... Cool Guy (6 yr old named him) is about 6-7months old. Healthy, happy, and good looking poop.

    Hes rather frustrated, hes horney and Whity wont give him any LOL Think hes trying a new show off move?
     
  3. duckinnut

    duckinnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe Michael Jackson came back as a chicken.[​IMG] or he is trying to impress the ladies.
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    This is his version of the wing dance. Some roosters are more creative than others.

    Stan has his version of 'Walk like an Egyptian'.

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    He can even 'fan' his tail when he's motivated:

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  5. FLchook

    FLchook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So it is him trying to convince Whity to give him some [​IMG]... Was hoping that's what it was.

    Beautiful Giants you have! I'd love to see him showing off [​IMG]
     

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