can cockerels make good pets

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by emmarouth17, May 7, 2016.

  1. emmarouth17

    emmarouth17 Out Of The Brooder

    May 7, 2016
    Hi evryone I have just had some chicks and I think some may be cockerels i keep all of my chickens for pets I was wondering if anyone had any thoughts about weather or not they make good pets
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Chicken Obsessed

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    Hi and welcome to BYC :)

    Unfortunately cockerels can grow up to be aggressive, and if that happens they are unlikely to make good pets. In addition roosters usually have to be housed separate from other roosters, as they will fight when mature.

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