One of my six girls is a ROOSTER!!!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by NoSpringChick, Apr 17, 2008.

  1. NoSpringChick

    NoSpringChick Songster

    Apr 15, 2008
    SE PA
    I've only had my chickens for a little over three weeks now...they've been behaving and laying up to four eggs/day....but then a few days ago, one of them crowed and crowed and crowed....and jumped everyone he could. With that being said he was about to become dinner, however, a friend of my hubby's wants a chicken for his kids...he doesn't care it's a rooster. My question is what would the behavior be like for a rooster who has no hens?
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    I have a few girls that "turned into" roosters, too.
    It's great you found a potential home. I think a single rooster would probably make a good pet, though he will be lonely. I would advise your friend to watch carefully the rooster's behavior around his children for a while, though/ Sometimes roosters can be agressive to varying degrees, but that is usually when they are protecting their hens.

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