I would never expect a rooster of any size to battle a hawk or falcon, etc. and win. If the predator flies down from a tree branch maybe he wouldn't snag lunch - too much confusion and running bodies. Many roos would turn tail and run. If the same predator dives from the sky, the force of impact alone would stun or kill a chicken. I'd put my faith in fort knox coops and covered runs long before expecting unarmed poultry to put up a strong defense.
x2 to all the other posts.A hawk can easily kill a rooster even if its bigger and
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