Roosters or Hens... Which one is Better?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Book Em Danno25, Aug 23, 2014.

  1. Roosters are better

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    16.7%
  2. Hens are better

    2 vote(s)
    33.3%
  3. Neither. I think they are both equally Great.

    3 vote(s)
    50.0%
  1. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

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    Last edited: Aug 23, 2014
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    They have different jobs so both are equally important.
     
  3. rebrascora

    rebrascora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why?

    What is the purpose of this poll?
     
  4. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    If you want eggs, hens are important. If you want chicks, flock protectors, etc., roosters are important. If you want meat, they both taste just like chicken.
     
  5. Book Em Danno25

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  6. Papas Chickens

    Papas Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like them both and they all eat lol. [​IMG]
     
  7. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens


    Very well put!
     
  8. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Agreed!
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    In my personal opinion, it's not even close. Hens are typically less aggressive, fight less, can be kept in large numbers together, don't create problems with annoying crowing, and lay eggs. Who could ask for anything more?
     
  10. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    I like the crowing, unless there are 20 or more singing all at once. So I don't find the crowing annoying.
    Barking dogs, lawn mowers, weed eaters, roofers, train whistles and teens car stereos are all louder and are annoying.
    When I'm in my house, I can't hear the roosters crowing but I can hear the train 2 miles away and the cranked up car stereos going by shake the house.

    I worked in a suburb of the capitol of Costa Rica and had to be at work early. Roosters were everywhere and I never once needed to set my alarm clock. I found a rooster crow to be a much nicer way to waken than an annoying alarm clock.
     

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