aggressive-rooster

No Jolt During The Molt: Chicken Care in 7 Steps
October 9, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Lana Beckard, Nutrena® Poultry Expert – Ready or not, here comes the molt. Chickens shedding feathers and a drop in egg production in the fall are good indicators that your …

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Spontaneous Sex Reversal – Is That My Hen Crowing?!
July 12, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Have you heard a hen crowing when you know you don’t keep roosters? Jeff Goldblum’s groovy scientist character in the 1993 blockbuster, “Jurassic Park,” comments that “life finds a way” …

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Buk-buk-buk! What Do Those Chicken Noises Mean?
June 3, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Chicken noises comprise a language that poultry use to express their emotions and their intentions, as well as warning of different types of danger. Read how to understand their calls better.

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How to Tame Aggressive Rooster Behavior
April 30, 2019 · · Feed & Health

If you have a rooster, chances are you’ve been spurred or chased. Some breeds are more prone to aggressive rooster behavior than others. I’ve never had a problem with Chief, …

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12 Fascinating Facts About Roosters
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101, Kids' Corner

As the year of the rooster winds down, let’s take a look at 12 fascinating facts about roosters that may just have you considering adding these beauties to your backyard …

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A Comprehensive Guide to Rooster Spurs
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101

We think about rooster spurs from the moment we get baby chicks. It’s not unusual to watch our unsexed chicks as they grow and see if chicken spurs develop. Although spurs …

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How to Cook Stewing Hens and Roosters
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

A friend of mine approached me several months ago and asked if we wanted a few roosters. I sighed and asked what was going on knowing that if we took them, they …

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You Don’t Need a Rooster Rescue, Set Up a Bachelor Pad Instead
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Unless you buy sexed day-old chicks, chances are you’ve got extra roosters this spring! Finding a rooster rescue can be difficult, especially during the spring when extra, unwanted roosters start …

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Ask the Expert — June/July 2017
June 20, 2017 · · Ask The Expert

Missing Feathers This is a photo of one of my black sex link chickens. She is a one-year-old that is losing her feathers from her head and neck area. This …

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