Raising A Nice Rooster 101

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Zenbirder, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. Zenbirder

    Zenbirder Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2007
    New Mexico
    I would appreciate anyone who can post a lesson from their own experience on "How to Raise a Nice Rooster". I am looking for practical advice for those who ended up with a cockerel or two mixed in with the pullets they paid for. I have two 8 week old EE boys, and my theory is I am better off starting earlier on proactive training than later after problems are apparent! I can already tell that personality will be a dominating factor, but like dog training I am sure there are some great guidelines to follow for the young pups/chicks.
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    My opinion? Feed, water and provide protection from the elements and predators for your baby roo, but don't handle him any more than necessary.
    Read my BYC page for more.
    Last edited: Apr 8, 2009

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