New and unusual nonpredators will cause upset until trust is developed. Sometimes they never trust them, like the great Channelbill cuckoo or White Cockatoo, often irritating those investigating the problem. Still, one doesn’t blame their distrust as there are a lot of predators waiting to enjoy a nice plump Pekin. All birds know when the danger call is to be noticed, and birds are very jumpy if they know a predator is hunting in the area. Its warning call is a “chatter chatter” and will usually be bomb diving what it regards as danger. Young cockerels like to practice danger calls making the flock nervous. Pekins recognize strange dogs, cats, and humans and immediately panic, making a loud cackling and fluttering for safety when one comes into their yard.
The Butcher Bird can be a terrible predator of chickens, has its predators too, and will vigorously defend its territory making every species of bird in the neighborhood wary. Hawks raptors of numerous species can be cunning and, once they have developed a taste for chickens, are difficult to stop. They can come in the evening before, upsetting and frightening the birds, then spend the night in a strategic position so that when the birds wake up, they have forgotten last night’s intruder and will easily be taken if they have not been locked up. His second cock made me my money back, and his third turned out to be the last and best fight of the night. What is cock fighting?
If an outsider cock is fighting any cock from your village, you will support the local one. The Indian Myna and the Noisy Australian Miner are especially observant; even a sleeping cat http://18.104.22.168/ will set off a group of them, often mobbing it and bringing many neighboring species in to investigate and support them. Once birds start to take an interest in their surroundings, supervision should be increased, as hens will start fighting hens and roosters fighting roosters. FLORIDO: So 25 years ago, he moved back to Puerto Rico, where he built a house on three acres, plenty of space to raise roosters. But then, some species of raptors can live for years in your area without ever causing a problem.