Best rooster breed with small children

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Viking84, Apr 21, 2019.

  1. Viking84

    Viking84 In the Brooder

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    Anyone got any advice on which breed of rooster is the best one around toddler age children. A mean rooster could hurt an 18 month old child. Any ideas on which breed would be least likely to get violent with children?
     
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  2. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    D'Uccles. Hands down. I've had 3 male D'Uccle and they were all super gentle.
    My current male can be approached and picked up with one hand and held every which way and he doesn't care in the least. An absolute charm with children and special needs individuals, this breed is.
     
  3. SueT

    SueT Free Ranging

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    Maybe bantam Cochin...but why have a rooster at all?
     
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  4. Viking84

    Viking84 In the Brooder

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    I should have been more specific and stated "full size" rooster
     
  5. Naser

    Naser Songster

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    I would say white leghorn
     
  6. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Brahma
     
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  7. Viking84

    Viking84 In the Brooder

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    Thanks. That's what I'll get
     
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  8. Viking84

    Viking84 In the Brooder

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    Although I wonder if a huge Bramah rooster would damage my leghorn hens because of the size difference
     
  9. Table4Six

    Table4Six Crossing the Road

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    Agreed. Brahma or LF Cochin.
     
  10. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    He would. Been there, done that.
     
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