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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Rossi, May 22, 2008.

  1. Rossi

    Rossi Hatching

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    My husband and I decided to get a rooster after all. Does anyone have any suggestions for their favorite rooster for first-timers?

    (We are getting seven pullets of various breeds if that makes a difference.)

    Any advice would be appreciated!
     

  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I'm a first timer too and although I have all brahmas and several roosters, my favorite by far is my light brahma rooster, Zeus. He was so adorable last night when I went to sit down next to their pen he was literally knocking the other chickens out of the way to get to me. He was in my lap before I finished sitting down. True the first thing he did was to check my hands very carefully for treats, but when he found I didn't have any, he was perfectly happy preening my hair. He follows me everywhere. Even my SO, who was raised around chickens, is amazed that Zeus is such a pet.
     
  3. jimnjay

    jimnjay Songster

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    Salmon Faverolle Roosters are the nicest birds I have ever seen. Pretty and gentle as lambs. My Faver Roo is by far and away my nicest chicken.
     
  4. conny63malies

    conny63malies Crowing

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    I throw my vote in for a golden or silver phoenix .
     
  5. lknight

    lknight In the Brooder

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    I would NOT go for a leghorn if you are looking for friendly!
     

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