How to Tell a Rooster's Age?

Answer Roosters are male chickens and can live for up to 15 years. The main way of determining a rooster's age during the first couple of years of life is by measuring their spurs. Afterward, it is almost... Read More »

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How to Identify Roosters?

If you are planning to breed chickens for show or keep chickens for eggs, it is important to be able to tell the roosters from the hens. Hens lay eggs, while the primary role of a rooster is to def... Read More »

How to Raise Healthy Roosters?

According to the USDA, chicken consumption in the United States more than doubled between 1970 and 2004. Consequently, raising chickens for food or for egg laying has become more popular and more ... Read More »

Types of Leghorn Roosters?

Leghorn roosters were made famous by the Looney Tunes cartoon character Foghorn J. Leghorn. Foghorn was based on the proud bearing and distinctive form of the real leghorn rooster. The leghorn was ... Read More »

How to Identify Roosters & Hens?

Although there are hundreds of breeds of poultry, each breed has physical and characteristic differences between the rooster (male) and the hen (female.) By observing the bird's neck feathers, comb... Read More »