My Crazy Mixed Up Lovable Rooster

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by mrwoodboat, Dec 25, 2012.

  1. mrwoodboat

    mrwoodboat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2012

    So this is my mixed Rooster. We had to move him onto the porch last night due to bringing home new birds, among them was a smaller rooster that was with the flock of 7 hens. Our guy is huge but I was worried about him and the other rooster going at it- the other rooster has sharp spurs and my boy doesn't have he is on his own for a while til we get our big run finished.
    Anyway, I know he is a mixed breed but he is so tame and friendly, we are going to keep him around as a pet. He feds from your hand and comes running when he sees you.
  2. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2012
    SW Ohio
    He is really pretty and looks sweet as can be :)
  3. Sk8inChick(en)

    Sk8inChick(en) Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2011
    The Show-Me State
    He is gorgeous! I wish you luck with him and your other birds.

    About the spurs, I've heard of some people trimming or filing them. You could probably do this with a nail file, but I'm not sure. You might want to ask about this in another forum. [​IMG]
  4. SarahJaneB

    SarahJaneB Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh he's a handsome one. Wish our were that tame. They'll eat out of your hand if you have a treat otherwise they're stubborn and protective.
  5. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I love mixed breed chickens, they often have the best temperament, he's cute. I have many that come running when they see the full run chicken race, lol. I have two that even barricade the feed shed door by sleeping in front of it.... About spur can take a pair of pliers and grip then twist, they will pop right off leaving a much shorter spur...may bleed a little, but no concern.
  6. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 26, 2011
    Southern Utah
    I like him too.:D
  7. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Oh, he looks like my Domino! I saved him from the crock pot because of his distinctive looks and gentle disposition.

    I have a few roosters, and they all get along, but they grew up together (or grew up as chicks hatched by my hens). I don't keep more than four roosters for my flock of 50-some chickens, 20+ ducks, 3 turkeys and 2 geese. My dominant rooster Carl just makes sure the other roosters do not mistreat the ladies and respect the pecking order.

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Sep 27, 2012
    Hes is Beautiful!
  9. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    He's a stout looking bird. He's definitely worth keeping if he's friendly.

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