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bantam roo ?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickaboo7, Jun 12, 2007.

  1. chickaboo7

    chickaboo7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My family really loves our baby bantam roo. He is so gentle. We want to keep him but we need to know how noisy he will be , we had a plymouth rock roo and he had to go. We are very close to our neighbors.

    How do we keep him from fertilising the eggs ?
     
  2. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
    Unfortunately, the loudest roo I have is my bantam roo, Leroy. And the only way I know of to keep a roo from fertilizing a hen is to fence them apart.[​IMG]
     
  3. Picco

    Picco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breed is the roo? I have a bantam cochin roo and he's great; well behaved and quiet. Why don't you want your eggs fertilized?
     
  4. crazy4daisy

    crazy4daisy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can have your vet caponize him. It removes his *unmentionables* [​IMG] and keeps him from being fertile and it makes him to where he rarely crows.
     
  5. chickaboo7

    chickaboo7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live in a res. development and don't have the knowledge to raise chicks from eggs. My kids would freak if they thought I killed a baby. We are veg. and only eat our own eggs. They are not forced from our girls.
     

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