Articles from Abronsyth

There are a lot of different opinions on roosters. Some people hate them and think them the devil, some think that roosters can never be our friends or pets, some think that they're unintelligent, some think that it's disrespectful to hold/pet a rooster, yet have no problem with hens (this, friends, is called sexism). The general consensus in regards to roosters is overall negative. A rooster seems aggressive and we jump to the conclusion that something is wrong with the rooster. Usually...
Before we had chickens I'd have never believed that they could be as personable, amusing, intelligent, endearing, and even heart breaking as it turns out they can be. We have two flocks, though we hope they'll eventually settle their differences and become one. Our older flock is made up of four 3 year old Golden Comet hens, two 2 year old RIR/Austro mixes, and one 1 year old RIR/Austro/Comet mix. Our younger flock is made entirely of bantams; two Old English Game roosters, five Old English...
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