Sebright behavior?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sparkles2307, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    Are the roos all really agressive and loud or am I just blessed with the jerkiest sebright roo in the land? I love how pretty he is but I honestly despise him...and want to get rid of him!
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  2. jenni2142

    jenni2142 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 16, 2008
    South Carolina
    I had one that I did not raise and he was very feisty and aggressive with anyone but me, took me months to win him over. I have another(his son) that I raised and he is my baby but doesn't like anyone but me and is much more uptight than my silkies or japanese roos. He also crows more and louder than anyone. I love my Danny boy but will not get anymore sebrights, even the girls are more nervous.
  3. BirdBrained

    BirdBrained Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 30, 2009
    I bought a Sebright roo about 7 months ago that is semi aggressive him and his ladies have several chicks now 2 seperate clutches, two of the three older sons are also semi aggresive, I think it may be a sebright thing.
  4. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

    May 11, 2008
    Howell Michigan
    It has been my experience that bantam roosters are more aggressive than large fowl. Must be that "small man complex".
  5. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    He hasnt hurt anyone, but he attacks all of us and isnt scared of anyone or anything. And he crows...and crows...and crows again to make sure we heard him that time. And he started fighting last week with my bantam cochin roo --both we a bloody mess when I got home so are seperated now --and with my huge white rock and BO roos...he's just a pain. Haha I should name him Danny Boy...that was my ex hubby's name and he had little man syndrome too...
  6. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 15, 2008
    I think all my sebrights are pullets but none of my bantam roos have been truly agressive. I did have one really aggressive bantam EE hen who lost her head and a questionable bantam EE roo from the same line who also lost his head. Other than that my Japanese bantams are the nicest roos and have never shown aggression toward anyone. The bantam EE roo I kept will crow and carry on when someone gets near his hens but has never attacked in any way. My bantam cochin was unremarkable, usually missed as he did his own thing in the back of the coop or hidden away outside, and eventually I sold him. The dutch bantams I got from a friend are like my japs and completely nonagressive. The only roos out of all my bantams that I have or have had that could be considered at all aggressive are my seramas and they still don't really attack me. They just beat each other up.
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2009
  7. Cackling Hen

    Cackling Hen Just Scratching Around

    Apr 21, 2009
    Port Angeles Wa
    My Sebright Freddy was so loud all day all day all day I had to rehome him [​IMG]
  8. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2009
    Western North Carolina
    Don't know about the roos but my hen demands to be held and carried around...very sweet.

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