My Rooster is a Chicken! Advice, please

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mistfall, May 19, 2017.

  1. mistfall

    mistfall Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a cowardly roo who is the first to run if a mongoose stalks him and his hens.

    Does anyone have suggestions on which of the following breeds might produce a rooster that is gutsy enough to defend his flock, yet minimally aggressive with humans and other roosters?

    Sumatra
    Hmong
    Modern Game standard size
    Black Shamo


    Other ideas? I'm avoiding very "fluffy" breeds and breeds common in commercial production, and avoiding bantams, which I suspect would be a mongoose feast even when full grown.
     
  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Egg Grower Premium Member Project Manager

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    What age is your chicken rooster?
     
  3. mistfall

    mistfall Out Of The Brooder

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    He's 6 months
     
  4. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Egg Grower Premium Member Project Manager

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    He is still very young.
    You will need to wait til he closer to 1.5 years old to see how he will behave.
     

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