Are Silkie Roosters Meaner Then Other Breeds?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by WildCochinReba, Jun 20, 2016.

  1. WildCochinReba

    WildCochinReba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm almost positive my one month Silkie is a cockerel by how he behaves. I heard somewhere that Silkie roosters are really aggressive, I was wondering if that's true. [​IMG] I know it's way to early to tell but I wanted you to see him.
     
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  2. Lil Peeps

    Lil Peeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In my experience with raising Silkie roosters they have been quite aggressive. But then again almost all the roosters I get turn out to be aggressive. I guess I don't put my foot down and instead snuggle them too much. But there was one rooster I have owned that was human friendly and he was a Silkie. So I guess it just depends on the individual chicken and how he acts.
     
  3. ShellyBear

    ShellyBear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that looks like a rooster. All breeds have their nice and ornery , you might just have to be patent and see. Good luck!
     
  4. WildCochinReba

    WildCochinReba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Darn, that's very disappointing I was hoping for a pullet but his behavior is so much like a cockerel! Thanks for the reply!
     
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  5. dowdlauren

    dowdlauren Just Hatched

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    I had a silkie rooster I eventually had to get rid of because he was so mean. You'd think, with such sweet hens and adorable personalities, that the roosters would be toned down a bit haha. But in my experience, silkie roosters are no more or less aggressive than all the others.
     

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