Do roosters attack other animals?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Summer98, Dec 26, 2011.

  1. Summer98

    Summer98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would a rooster attack my sheep in the yard? Would I have to be concerned for their safety?
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    It would depend on the rooster. I don't think it's very likely but it is possible.
     
  3. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Sometimes but usually not. Mine will go after pup that gets to close or if hen with his chicks gets riled up. Some roosters are man-fighters in that they will attack humans(other animals). Generally mine do not attack livestock or livestock know what to do to stop attacks.
     

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