What is a banty rooster?

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Banty is short for Bantam. The old folks back in the day just always call Bantam Roosters, "banty" roosters.

In addition this term is used to describe the behavior of some short men who may tend to walk with a swagger and adopt a somewhat exaggerated male posture. They are called banty roosters after the bantam rooster both because of their size and because their behavior can "out-rooster" the more standard sized rooster.

Bantams are about 1/4 the size of what is considered a "regular" chicken. They are sometimes referred to as domestic game birds. Most people raise them as pets, unfortunately there are those who still raise and use them to fight.

A Banty rooster will try with all his might to mate a standard hen. Whether he can actually make the connection to fertilize eggs is a whole nother question.
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How do you tame a rooster?

Taming a rooster is something that should be started when they are baby chicks by handling it frequently, feeding and watering by hand. If you are trying to work with an older bird it will need to be caged so that you can pick it up and feed it without it running away.

Will roosters kill other roosters?

Sometimes, but rarely. Roosters, like most animals, engage in Alpha Male activities, whereby any male who challenges the dominance of another male in a roost must be dealt with. On the other hand there are some breeds that are calm and will get along.

Do roosters mate with roosters?

Well, actually when determining dominance one rooster will overpower another rooster and they will mate. I have observed this in all the animals on my farm over the last 10 years regardless of species. Roosters are the male chickens. Roosters are also known as acockerel.

What does banty mean?

It is part of the phrase "banty rooster" which was short for "bantam rooster" which is a smaller breed of fowl than normal-sized roosters. They're only about half the size of normal ones. The phrase "like a banty rooster" was commonly used to describe a person who acted tough or suave in order to (MORE)

Why does a rooster not get along with another rooster?

It must declare dominancy in order to be the Rooster of choice when it comes time to breed. The roosters will continue to fight until there is only one left. It'll peck apart another rooster to make it a less desirable choice for breeding so that it'll have the most offspring.

What is a banty egg?

A banty egg is a type of poultry egg. These types of eggs are knownfor being much smaller than normal. They usually come from birdslike chickens.

Are roosters eatable?

Roosters are certainly edible, in the sense that their meat is a nutritious source of protein and fat, and eating it won't poison you. But they are not popular, because their meat is tougher than that of a hen, and doesn't taste as good.

Can a rooster be white?

Yes. A rooster can be any color a breed of chicken can be . I have a large white Araucana rooster named Alek and he has produced several white cockerels who now live on other farms.

Why do roosters have spurs?

Roosters with spurs are a throw back to the ancient breeds ofchickens that had to defend themselves in the wild. The spurs are adefense mechanism that they can use to fend off predators.

What is the feminine of rooster?

"Rooster" is the word for a male chicken; it has no feminine form. I believe you were asking about the word for a female chicken: "hen".

How does a rooster breathe?

Rooster have lungs. they breathe through the beak and nostrils. On very hot days you can see the chickens "panting" with beaks slightly open.

The definition of banty chicken?

It is a chicken that is like a banty rooster. . The word "Banty" is a rural version of the word "Bantam". So, a Banty chicken is a Bantam chicken, which is a chicken that is 1/5 to 1/4 the size of a normal chicken of that breed.

What type of Roosters are there?

There are over 200 recognized breeds of chicken and many cross breeds. Every breed has a male (rooster) and a female (hen). Here is a link to view some of the most well known breeds available.

When does a Banty Rooster start crowing?

Banties will start to crow at about 5 months and older. At about the same time as the young hens (pullets) lay their first eggs the cockerels will begin to make the first crowing attempts.

How do you neuter a rooster?

Neutering a rooster is a major surgery. The sexual organs that needto be altered are on the inside of the bird. This creates a capon.

What are rooster spurs?

A rooster spur is the bony like horn that grows on his legs which he uses for fights with other roosters. Some hens may also grow smaller spurs.

What are the spurs on a rooster?

They are for 1) fighting with other roosters to prove his supremacy, and become the leader of the hens. and 2) for aiding hium so stay on the hens when they are mating. Because hens usually dont like it so the rooster needs all the help he can get when trying to stay on long enough to allow successf (MORE)

What can we do for our banty rooster who has chronic swollen eyes?

Sounds like an infection. Try using about a litre of very warm water with a tablespoon of salt dissolved it it. Wash the birds eyes with a clean rag and some of the water to loosen up the crusty mucus and help him see. Do this daily if needed and use a clean rag each time so as not to re-infect. A (MORE)

Can you have roosters?

It depends on if you live within the limits of a city, and if that city has rules against them.. If you live in the country, of course you can.

Are roosters smart?

yes they are smart because they sense when there is a storm and tell the chickens when to come in side...:p

Do roosters fart?

No roosters can not fart. The reason behind this is that roosters have a single track digestive system opposed to a double track (large and small intestines) digestive system like we have or a quadruple track (like camels) digestive system. Because of this, they, roosters, can not create gas bubbles (MORE)

What is the rooster of Jesus?

The cock that crowed three times as foretold by Jesus which indicated that he had been denied by Peter. Mathew 26:34.

What the roosters does in the farm?

He makes hens eggs fertile. Hens lay eggs without a rooster, so unless you want more chickens, you do not have to have a rooster around. Roosters tend to be bad tempered and actually hens lay MORE eggs without a rooster around. Roosters are constantly bothering the hens for sex and are very aggressi (MORE)

How to declaw a rooster?

You will have to declaw your rooster especially if you have kidsstaying at home. A rooster can be easily declawed by using a nailfiler, or taking it to your local vet and having it declawed byusing special razor cutters.

Do roosters dream?

It's been proven, by reading the brainwaves of birds, that birds DO dream. WHAT they dream about, however, is a question no one can answer so far.

What is the breed of rooster?

There are many, many breeds of chickens, and there are roosters of all breeds. So that is a very open question. Roosters can be any breed of chicken.

What do you do with an unwanted rooster?

The best thing to do would be to try and sell him. You could just advertise it in the local newspaper, but they usually charge quite a bit. I was able to sell several (not for eating luckily) at the local farmers market. Craigslist is also a good, free place to advertise. If you don't want him to (MORE)

What is the femine of rooster?

The female of the chicken is called a hen. A hen under one year is called a pullet. A hen off egg laying age is called a layer and a chicken with a clutch of eggs is called a brooder.

What do roosters have on their heads?

Usually feathers but if you are talking about the red fleshy thing on the head of a rooster, that is called a Comb . The red flesh below the beak is called a wattle . Combs and wattles are used to help cool the bird down and to attract a mate.

What are the friendly roosters?

Many breeds of chickens are quiet and friendly and along with that come the roosters of those breeds who are equally as docile. Breeds like Cochin, Australorp and Jersey Giant are a few breed you can investigate.

Why do roosters strut?

They got attitude dude. Roosters strut to bring attention tothemselves, both from the girls in the flock and from any predatorsthat may be lurking around. Truth is, it is a roosters primary jobto protect the flock and he will be the first target noticed by thepredator. While the predator is fighting (MORE)

Can you declaw a rooster?

Yes. I've seen a rooster where his toes were just little stubs because he was declawed to keep him from killing his 2 sons and another rooster that was in the same field with him.

Why are the Sydney Roosters named after a rooster?

The Australian Sydney Roosters is a National Rugby League teamfounded in 1908 in Paddington, Sydney. It's original name wasEastern Suburbs (nickname: Tricolours). In 1967, with Jack Gibsonas their coach, they wore a new emblem on their jerseys - the rooster . Underneath were the words "Easts toWin". (MORE)

What do a rooster eat?

A rooster can eat grass and vegetables such as carrots, lettuce, etc. As long at it is small and able for the rooster to eat it also fan eat pellets and some fruits DO NOT FEED: avocados, potatoes, and beans

How can you no if you got a rooster?

the rooster being the male has colorful feathers and appearance,this will make him more visible to preditors.the female(hen)is more mundane in color so as not to attract attention from preditors.the colors of feathers often blend with the surrounding folage to be an effective camouflage,the reason f (MORE)

When to retire a rooster?

fighting roosters must be retired at 3-4 years age because they get tired soon and they are not flexible like young roosters

Where to get a rooster?

Roosters can be purchased from many places, including some small town co-ops. In a small town, roosters might also be made available from farmers who hatch them.

What movie and television projects has Lucia Banti been in?

Lucia Banti has: Played Luisa (segment "Il principale") in "Se vincessi cento milioni" in 1953. Performed in "Il paese dei campanelli" in 1954. Played Marcella in "Hanno rubato un tram" in 1954. Played Fiorella Donato in "Lacrime di sposa" in 1955. Played Servant Girl in "Giuditta e Oloferne" in 195 (MORE)

What movie and television projects has Mirella Banti been in?

Mirella Banti has: Played Marion in "Tenebre" in 1982. Performed in "Si ringrazia la regione Puglia per averci fornito i milanesi" in 1982. Played La tabaccaia in "Acapulco, prima spiaggia... a sinistra" in 1983. Performed in "State buoni... se potete" in 1983. Played The Italian prostitute in "Al b (MORE)