Sunday, March 3, 2013

Keeping Roosters

I know that many people can't have or don't want roosters, but they do have good qualities.  We were just reminded of how beneficial they can be when a red-tailed hawk tried an attack.  The roosters were immediately "on-the-job" and prevented that hawk from getting any of the hens.  The roosters also came out of it without significant damage (a few missing feathers), which is incredible considering the talons on that hawk!  Continue reading here to find out why some choose to keep roosters, and some methods for selecting which roosters to keep. 

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