EE or Brahma roo

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by KDOGG331, Mar 12, 2017.

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  1. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    I'm mostly just curious but also wondering for in case I ever add a rooster, which of those two breeds do you prefer?

    I've heard the Brahmas are just like big gentle giants and usually good and/or friendly roos.

    But then I just saw this ad and it mentioned how the EE's crow is better.

    https://westernmass.craigslist.org/grd/6025178637.html

    In case you don't want to go to the page or can't, it says

    "Many people also prefer the softer more melodic crow of the roosters. "

    Do you think that's true or not really?

    Which breed do you prefer and which would you get? I don't want too loud of a rooster so the softer prettier crow if it's true appeals to me.

    Or is it not true?

    Or do you prefer a different breed of rooster altogether?
     
  2. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    Still curious about this
     
  3. AuntJamie

    AuntJamie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a barred rock and a rir roo I was quite impressed with. The crowing wasn't too obnoxious. They minded the hens and didn't attack me which is about all I can ask for from a rooster. [​IMG]
     
  4. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My bantam cochin rooster is very quiet and gentle, not to mention super cute!
     
  5. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    Thanks for the input! :)

    I had heard RIRs can be nasty but I guess it just depends on the rooster
     
  6. illwell

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    I currently have one of each now, but they are only 4 months old. They have been crowing for a couple weeks. The EE is louder now, but who knows if it will stay that way.
     
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  7. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    Thanks! Interesting how he's louder
     
  8. TheKindaFarmGal

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    Each rooster is different. Smaller breeds will have quieter crows (but often will be more shrill).
     
  9. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    Thanks, that makes sense :)

    Do you think it will at least be quieter than a dog or all te crows and blue jays? haha
     
  10. TheKindaFarmGal

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    Eh...probably. I don't notice my roosters/cockerels at all. :lol:
     

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