Are old english game bantams roosters friendly to people?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Poultrylord, Feb 6, 2017.

  1. Poultrylord

    Poultrylord Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 19, 2016
    Hollis Center, Maine
    I want to know because I want to get a rooster.
  2. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 19, 2015
    Eastern Shore, MD
    I have one that is the friendliest rooster I've ever had. Whenever I squat down to do something he run/flies up my back to sit on my shoulder. When it's cold out he comes to me so I can put him in my jacket lol. I gave him the same amount of attention as any other chick (which is usually not a lot as I don't coddle my chicks). He is just naturally friendly I suppose. He is from a hatchery so its not like he comes from a line of lap chickens either.
  3. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 24, 2012
    Sacramento, CA
    I've had one who was always out to get me (I could never turn my back on him) and one that is one of the sweetest roosters I've owned. He lets me pick up his hens right in front of him.

    I bought the first one as an adult, and hatched and raised the second one.
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 11, 2016
    NW Missouri
    Friendly roosters vary from bird to bird and not really by breed. That being said some breeds tend to be friendlier than others. I've got Old English rooster that love to be picked up and handled and some that attack me every time I stick my hand in their pen.

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