How friendly are BO or Delaware roos?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenfever, Feb 2, 2009.

  1. chickenfever

    chickenfever Songster

    Jul 22, 2008
    OK, I have placed an order to Ideal for some chickens and then I got to thinking about it and am wondering if I should add another roo to the list. My roo now is a BA, and even though my fav when he was younger, since hormones kicked in I can't turn my back. He has attacked my son a few times too.

    So, I was thinking of adding either a BO roo or a Delaware roo to my order just to see if they come out a little friendlier. Then I could cull my BA roo.

    What do you think, I've heard Delaware roos can be fairly docile.

  2. Master S.M.C

    Master S.M.C Songster

    Jan 23, 2009
    I believe they are docile they don't fight like other breeds and can live easily together.

    Last edited: Feb 2, 2009
  3. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

    Oct 19, 2007
    Franklin, TN
    My Delaware roo isn't exactly what I'd call friendly (unless you're a hen). He is, however, more of the hatchery quality than the heritage quality and I didn't spend very much time with him as a chick.

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