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Best Time to catch a Rooster Please Tell Me

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by terrilhb, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. terrilhb

    terrilhb Songster

    Dec 11, 2010
    Georgia
    [​IMG] I have to get a rooster out of my coop today. I have to many and my girls are showing the signs. He is a Minorca and tempermental as h__ __L. [​IMG] When would the best time to get him be? I don't want to do it but know it is best for my girls? Please help [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2011

  2. mandieg4

    mandieg4 Chirping

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    If I have to mess with any of my birds I usually do it right before it gets dark but after they are all on the roosts. They stay calmer that way.
     
  3. terrilhb

    terrilhb Songster

    Dec 11, 2010
    Georgia
    Thanks. I am really sad about it but I know what is best.
     
  4. easteregger96

    easteregger96 In the Brooder

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    I agree. That is how we catch ours too.
     
  5. Sorin

    Sorin Songster

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    Quote:I agree! That is the easiest, with the least amount of hassle!
     
  6. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Crowing

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    If you are nervous about holding him, wear long sleaves, like a heavy sweatshirt, and gloves. mk
     
  7. juliette2009

    juliette2009 Songster

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    Mrs. K :

    If you are nervous about holding him, wear long sleaves, like a heavy sweatshirt, and gloves. mk

    Agreed! I always wait till they are asleep, saves a lot of stress on everyone!

    Juliette​
     

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