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black autralorp or buff orpington roo?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by farmin4fun, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. farmin4fun

    farmin4fun In the Brooder

    Mar 23, 2012
    Jackson, Michigan

    I have a small flock of black australorps and buff orpingtons and can't decide which rooster i want to keep. I have one rooster of each breed. I got these breeds because from what I've read they seem to be pretty docile. I've had RIR roos before and they always seem to get mean as they get older. My two Roo's are currently both pretty docile towards humans, but they are still young and I'm worried that as they get older they might get more aggressive.

    These two breeds are new to me and I let mine free range alot so I need a Roo that won't try to attack my 3yr old daughter when she goes out to play. Any advice as to which breed is more likely to stay friendly would be appreciated. Thanks in advance!!

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