Why keep a rooster

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by wac, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. wac

    wac Out Of The Brooder

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    Other than fertile eggs is there a reason to keep a roo
     
  2. ryan820

    ryan820 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First line of defense for the flock, and, keeps the hens in line....flock managers!
     
  3. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    CAUSE THEY ROCK!

    They also protect the flock, can be sweethearts, have built-in alarm clocks, and are always good conversation starters.
     
  4. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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  5. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Because you cant find a home for them. [​IMG] like me.
     
  6. 10 point

    10 point country boy

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    Quote:flock manager or flock sherif pretty much explains the importance of a rooster. they keep the order and the peace in a flock.
     
  7. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG]

    Keep 'em cuz they're gorgeous! And without a good morning "crow", you haven't had the full chicken experience.
     
  8. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Quote:flock manager or flock sherif pretty much explains the importance of a rooster. they keep the order and the peace in a flock.

    a lot more complex than that
     
  9. M.sue

    M.sue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a silly question ...for the Cock-a-doodle-doos of course....why else!!
     
  10. 10 point

    10 point country boy

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