AH rooster!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by flying_babyb, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. flying_babyb

    flying_babyb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2011
    Chick land
    Well, we bought a bunch of putnam chickens and found out we got to roos. Well, one were going to trade with a freind for a chicken but I want to keep the other. He's the runt, slower than the rest, cant run well, cant fly well, basically cant do much and the kids are terrified our freind would make him chicken soup. Is there any way to keep a roo quiet? Were keeping smi fugitive chickens so quiet is key.
  2. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

    Oct 7, 2010
    Conroe, Texas
    That maybe a difficult task as happy roosters love to crow. Ofcourse hens love to give shout outs upon laying an egg that is referred to the egg song. Chickens can go from quiet to loud to quiet again.

    This just comes with owner critters.
  3. EELover

    EELover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
    Hmmm... seems unlikely. I have one roo that doesn't crow but he's the bottom of the pecking order. I'm quite sure that once I get rid of the rest, he will start crowing.
  4. tigtoy

    tigtoy Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 26, 2011
    Maple Ontario
    if he stays like maybe he won't be a crower.[​IMG]

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