Why does a rooster crow at dawn?

Answer The rooster is well-known for his noisy early morning call. It is described in story books, children's songs and folklore. While many people don't keep roosters themselves, this legendary accomplis... Read More »

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How to Tell a Rooster's Age?

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 »

Which is the rooster and which is the hen?

Roosters can be distinguished from hens after six weeks of age. Roosters develop a larger comb and wattles than females, but comb size varies by breed. Roosters have spurs, elaborate coloring, and ... Read More »

Can a hen turn into a rooster?

According to the Poultry Club of Great Britain, it is possible for a hen to turn into a rooster, but the odds are one in 10,000. The transformation happens when one of the hen’s ovaries becomes d... Read More »

How to Butcher a Rooster?

While the female chickens provide eggs, male roosters may be killed to provide meat. Although anyone's first try at butchering will inevitably be a slow and laborious process, with practice it can ... Read More »