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do roosters in breeder houses get aggressive ?


  • undautriundautri Senior Member
    edited December 2016
    good question
     as a rule no as they are separated into breeding pens of one cockerel to 2-6 hens  during breeding season and are only kept together out of the breeding season when they are more interested in feeding their faces than making chicks so no reason to be competativeso no need to fight
    there is still a pecking order though where one or maybe two will rule the roost.
     as for them being aggressive towards humans it tends to be that those handled the most as youngsters will buck up the courage to attack humans later on so the less a young cockerel is handled the better unless you need a guard dog with spurs and a big beak.
    xx kath
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