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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mustangsaguaro, Feb 11, 2008.

  1. mustangsaguaro

    mustangsaguaro Songster

    Nov 30, 2007
    San Martin, Ca
    Have some questions regarding roosters. Is there any particular breed that the roosters are nicer, and which breeds tend to be meaner? Or does it just depend? Also, are there certain breeds that tend to be more noisy than others? If so which breeds tend to be more quiet, and which ones tend to be the noiser ones.

  2. roosters97

    roosters97 Songster

    Jan 23, 2008
    my cochin roo is quiet.
  3. Sunflower

    Sunflower Songster

    Apr 10, 2007
    Berryton, KS
    My banty rooster is very nice. He is a noisy little thing, but he's not mean at all, lets you pick him up all the time.

    I have a Lakenvelder rooster that is pretty mean. He'd be really mean if he wasn't lame. He'll spur you out of the blue or try to jump on your head when your bent over in the coop. But he's so clumsy (he's got bent toes and a bad hip-genetic problem I think) he doesn't connect too good.
  4. Pinenot

    Pinenot Songster

    Sep 11, 2007
  5. chicknmania

    chicknmania Crowing 11 Years

    Jan 26, 2007
    central Ohio
    I think it really just depends on the rooster, rather than the breed. All ours are nice (we have eight, all different)...and they are all about equally noisy...the ones lower down the pecking order are quieter.
  6. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I guess it depends. My 2 silkie roos are sweet. My other silkie roo tries to attack me every chance he gets. No problems on the 4 buff orp roos though. They seem to be very sweet [​IMG]
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