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What breed of Roo makes the best protector.

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by sgray136, Jan 31, 2008.

  1. sgray136

    sgray136 Songster

    May 11, 2007
    Huntertown, Indiana
    If I was to just want eggs and wasn't partial to what kind of rooster I had and wanted one to help protect the flock what would be the general opinion as to the best breed for that job? This is just a suppose type question.[​IMG]
  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    The most fierce flock protector I've ever had is my barred rock.

    I think its more of an individual thing than a breed trait though.

    Close second is my Rhode Island Red.
  3. eldiablo

    eldiablo In the Brooder

    My rhode island red is a really good protector. He attackes everybody and anything but me so I like him. He's huge too so that helps. Just be careful though. Mine gets fiesty some times so you'll have to show him who's boss. I just pick mine up and carry him like a baby. He leaves me alone after that. [​IMG]

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