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Bad Roos

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by violetsky, Dec 17, 2011.

  1. violetsky

    violetsky Songster

    Feb 14, 2011
    Huntsville, Alabama
    I just realized my roos have never tried to flog me, yet I've had roosters
    that I didnt raise get aggressive. Is there a possible connection between
    incubator hatched roos verses hen hatched and rooster aggression?

  2. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Songster

    Nov 24, 2009
    Yes and No. Nature vs Nurture.
    Chickens raised with little to no human contact should be more weary of you, seeing you as a possible predator. As chickens raised with more human contact are less fearful of humans. There will always an "exception to the rule". Different breeds have different dispositions as well as each individual chicken. You can still get a highly aggressive rooster even with constant human contact.

    This is purely my opinion from my experience, and is in short as I have not expressed my opinion completely.

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