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Aggressive mating in roosters

rooster close up

We retired our rooster today due to his aggressive mating habits.

He was so demanding that our hens were flying over fences to get away.



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typical male.
Comment by NaYan Tue Oct 13 09:09:55 2015

One of the roosters in the image looks mean too.

In fairness, and to avoid generalizations, not all males are like that. Some like flowers and a date first.

Comment by pedro Thu Oct 15 14:29:03 2015





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