Mellow Roos

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Hen'nbiddies, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. Hen'nbiddies

    Hen'nbiddies Out Of The Brooder

    What breed of roos are the most mellow?
     
  2. sussexgal

    sussexgal Chillin' With My Peeps

    My two Orp roos are very laid back....
     
  3. southfamilyflock

    southfamilyflock New Egg

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    Our silver polish is very calm ( maybe because he can't see, his crest feathers hang in front of his eyes!) He will even fall asleep in your arms!
     
  4. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    My Orps are especially nice. I have 3 Orp roos (one buff, one black and one splash) and they are really docile. Salmon Faverolles are really laid back too.
     
  5. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Overrun With Chickens

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    My orp cockerals were CRAZY.

    Love my Barred Rock and Partridge Rock Roos
     
  6. jab91864

    jab91864 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Northern Michigan
    My Orps, Brahmas, Wyandottes have been great. I never keep a mean roo. My chantecler cockerels have always been sort of neurotic and flighty. My std Cochins were always very docile.

    Julie [​IMG]
     
  7. amazondoc

    amazondoc Cracked Egghead

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    For treating other roos well, so far I vote for Welsummer.
     
  8. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    My dark brahma roo is very mellow, but also very watchful of what's going on around him.
     

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