What to look for in a rooster

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mistylady, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. mistylady

    mistylady Songster

    Jun 1, 2008
    Ohio near Coshocton
    Do I want a semiagressive rooster or a nice calm one? I need to pick my rooster out of the batch! All of them are really mild but one who thinks he is a pitbull (little almost feathered out thing jumps on your hand as soon as you reach in the pen and starts pecking hard). Breed characteristics are great on them all - some have a little better comb coming in but none are bad. So is it better to have Mr. Obnoxious or Mr. Sweetie around the hen house? One of them is the ultimate in lovebug roosters. He just wants to be held. And another wants nothing to do with you ... he just wants to be fed and left alone. So many personalities!!

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