Rooster breed suggestions?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Jdc361, Mar 12, 2015.

  1. Jdc361

    Jdc361 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i want a rooster and I need a child friendly roo. He needs to be loyal to his hens as well. Any suggestions?
     
  2. BonRae67

    BonRae67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breeds do you have with the girls? Do you want a roo for breeding?
     
  3. Jdc361

    Jdc361 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't have any right now. I'm getting 6 hens and want a roo to protect. And a good family pet.
     
  4. Jdc361

    Jdc361 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't really care if they breed
     
  5. BonRae67

    BonRae67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkie roosters are gentle and the don't have spurs. I would trust my bigboy with any child.
     
  6. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Silkies are nice. Don't get any other bantams, from my experience, they aren't too nice.
     
  7. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    My big, mixed breed rooster is super nice. He follows me around and just wants to be pet. He's a black star australorp cross.
     
  8. BonRae67

    BonRae67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That would be cute to see.
     
  9. Peep-Chicken

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    Ebony :).
    The barred one is his hatch mate, he tolerates being held but doesn't welcome it.
     
  10. Jdc361

    Jdc361 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha that's great! I just don't really want a silkie roo mating with other hens I might get like BO. Those baby's would look kinda scary
     

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