Should I Have A Rooster? – Learn The Pros and Cons

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For me, deciding whether or not to own a rooster to compliment my brood of hens is easy.  I am definitely am for owning a rooster, but in certain situations. To be fair, for the open minded chicken farmer or chicken owner, it would be best to consider the pros and cons of a rooster […]

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Our 13 Favorite Rooster Breeds (Including Pictures)

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Putting together a list of our favorite roosters is quite daunting! When choosing a rooster, you need to remember that their primary job is procreation and guarding the flock. Many do not enjoy being cuddled or even picked up – this is their nature not a fault. I have never had good success in importing […]

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All You Need To Know About Rooster Crowing

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Cock-a-doodle-do, it is a universally known sound that just about everyone knows. Roosters are loud and proud and like to let everyone know they are in the neighborhood! But seriously, why do they crow? There are several reasons why a rooster may crow and we will run through those here, but maybe a rooster crows […]

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Aggressive Rooster: How to Train Him to be ‘Mr. Nice Guy’

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We constantly hear of roosters that are mean to the hens and their keepers. Today we are going to give you a few tips on how to make a rooster ‘Mr. Nice Guy’. That means you’re going to learn how to tame your aggressive rooster! It will take some time and patience, so have a […]

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How To Tell A Rooster From A Hen (Is it a Boy or a Girl?)

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So, just how do you determine the sex of those just-hatched fluff balls in your incubator? And how do you tell the adults apart too? Sexing a chick can be easy (sex link chicks), or it can be a mysterious art form that takes years to perfect (vent sexing). In this article we are going […]

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