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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cash money, Aug 31, 2014.

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    cash money Chirping

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    I'm am considering getting a full size roo and I don't know what to get I want a good looking breed that I sent afraid of getting into a fight with a predator
     

  2. Michael OShay

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    I don't know any breed of rooster that can stand up against serious chicken predators like large dogs, raccoons, foxes, coyotes, opossums, weasels, minks, large birds of prey, bobcats, etc. Over the years, myself and other chicken owners I know have not only lost chickens to all of these predators, but have lost lots a lot of different breeds of roosters as well. The best protection is predator proof coops and runs, or some well trained guard dogs.
     
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    We have we'll trained dogs and a fort nox of a chicken coop and run but we want that last line of protection
     
  4. Actually, Iowa Blue roosters can fend off weasels and hawks quite well. They are great flock protectors!
     
  5. cash money

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    Can you post a picture
     
  6. The 'fighting' game bird breeds will generally offer the most aggressive protection, but they are still chickens and no match for most of the predators they will face...
     
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    I now it depends on how determined the predator and the rooster
     

  8. Sure thing! This is from the Iowa Blue Chicken Club Website.

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  9. cash money

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    Wow now that's a good looking rooster
     
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    Thanks for the pic
     

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