Annoying Rooster (not mine)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by harrisville chicken, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. harrisville chicken

    harrisville chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't even have any roosters.
    My sister-in-law and her hubby just moved to Washington state. They're in a home where the neighbor over the back fence (with very small yards for everyone) has several very noisy roosters. The other neighbors have had no luck with this recluse (he's referred to as a the unabomber) when trying to talk to him. [​IMG] They're going to try to talk to him too, but if they have no luck, I'm appealing to any of you who have noisy roo's. Is there any way of discouraging them from their endless crowing? Whatever you have would be appreciated. This back-fence creep is giving back-yard chickening a bad name.
    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. LadyinRed

    LadyinRed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feed the local predators should talking fail then suddenly stop?

    Only joking of course, Never do that! [​IMG]
     
  3. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Some roosters just crow a lot more than others. There is no "cure" although mine crow less when they are confined than they do when they are on the yard.

    Mine definitely doesn't "crow endlessly" but my brand new neighbors have already complained once.
    Here's how I feel about it: Me and Mr Red was here first (we are also legal). If you knew there was a rooster you should have taken it into consideration BEFORE you signed the papers.
    Being the new person on the block and moving in and thumb their noses at the old homeowners is a REALLY bad move.
     
  4. harrisville chicken

    harrisville chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's an edited portion of her blog:

    "First, I cannot explain the annoyance and disturbance of the roosters that our unfriendly neighbor, commonly referred to as the unabomber, has injected in to our lives. They wake me up at 6:00 every morning, they wake [my five month old daughter] up, and she is sleeping much less. Even her naps are about half as long once they start gawking. And they GAWK ALL DAY LONG...going off about every 7 seconds! I would just complain about this guy, but I think I saw the movie "The Burbs" too many times and am afraid that he will cook me up in his hidden furnace and bury my bones in the backyard. He really is that scary"
     
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:I agree...
     
  6. harrisville chicken

    harrisville chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree with you about the newbies moving in, they rented it sight unseen through an agent (it was a cross country move) so they're out of luck there. Where the yards are so small, I'm wondering if he IS legal.

    We share our eggs with all bordering neighbors (and have no roo's--city ordinance) and hope that any newbies will not complain.
     
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2010
  7. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Quote:Well tell them to call animal control, but they will be seen as the "bad guy" because it doesn't take a genius to figure out that the complaints started when the new people move in.
     

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