Actually this is the one year anniversary of my BYC membership.. to this exact day. I remember a year ago I said nobody should ever get a rooster. I tried to get rid of him. He attacked me a half dozen times... I kicked him away.. established the pecking order... I just want to tell all future rooster owners that.. roosters wont always be crazy aggressive males. Mine was, and after a couple months of kicking him and making it clear who is boss... we have established our chicken-human relations. If you can have roosters in your area I strongly suggest you get one. They may be aggressive early on, but I am at one year and my aggressive roo has turned calm. Roosters are very cool, a big part of the flock mentality. Don't give up on them too early. That's all!