Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by houseofclucks, Dec 9, 2008.

  1. houseofclucks

    houseofclucks In the Brooder

    Apr 15, 2007
    I'm thinking of getting a rooster. If anyone has a RIR or a Barred rock roster could you please post a picture. Also what about their personalities? If anyone has a black sexlink roo I would like to check him out also. Thanks to everyone in advance and happy holidays!
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Get a Blue Andalusian Roo.

    I think he'd make beautiful chicks with the Barred Rock and the Black Sex link.

    Don't know what you'd get with the RIRs!
  3. mikarod

    mikarod Songster

    Sep 28, 2008
    I've had bad RIR and bad Barred Rock cocks. They can be mean. Then again, I had a RIR that was one of the sweetest birds I have ever owned.

    There are sweet ones in each and every breed. Then again, there are also mean ones in each breed.


    Those are some 2-3 month old cockerels that I'll be getting this weekend! YAY me! lol
  4. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing 10 Years

    If you want a really sweet rooster get a Faverolle.
  5. IMHO. I would NOT get a RIR roo. I have had three and had to relocate every one of them. They are always after the hens, no matter what hen, and they seemed very aggressive. If I had not had my Leghorn roo (we call him Foghorn Leghorn), he is huge for a Leghorn, I would have had a real problem.

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