Can I persuade a rooster to not crow?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kevintheroosty, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. kevintheroosty

    kevintheroosty New Egg

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    So it's like 7:30 in the morning and I hear an odd sound coming from outside. At first I check my computer for a sound. Then I look out my window to see our Australorp rooster crowing. We are very kind to our neighbors and them to us. But I love my Australorp rooster and don't want to get rid of him! Is there a way to persuade/stop him from Crowing?
     
  2. Tricoglossus

    Tricoglossus Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Smoochie

    Smoochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Usually locking him in a dark coop until "morning" can really help the early morning crowing. If he crows like crazy in the. Oop you could further sound proof the coop...Last resort caponize him (by a vet)
     

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