Can I shoot a stray Rooster????

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by BoJo, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. BoJo

    BoJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have my 4 chickens....and that is all...they roam the yard and have for awhile.....

    Today when I came home there was a BIG ROOSTER...twice the size of my babies.....he hurt my roo and had his way with my girls!!!!

    NOW...I can not trade my Mille eggs...because I do not know if he has been here before or not......My neighbors don't even have chickens........I live in a remote place.....this guy would have had to come from over the forest or a mile away.......

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    I have vented...now I want to know if I can shoot him??!!

    I know he was just doing what came natural....does animal control take away stray roos???

    BoJo

    p.s.....he was ugly too!!
     
  2. peckndirt

    peckndirt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like time for some chicken salad!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    shoot it, i would and im pretty sure no one can get you in trouble for it. Heck our neighbor is allowed ot shoot at his dog....
     
  4. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I know our Animal control has chickens, horses, goats etc............so I would think they would.
    Give the Ugly guy a chance to find a new home.............far away [​IMG]
     
  5. girlsaint

    girlsaint Out Of The Brooder

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    Can you quarantine your girls and your roo till the invader is gone?
     
  6. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
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    If you like us we have no animal control. I would shoot it.
     
  7. BoJo

    BoJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    shoot it, i would and im pretty sure no one can get you in trouble for it. Heck our neighbor is allowed ot shoot at his dog....

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    I remember reading your post on that....... Will it be Ok if I am not drunk though???!!! [​IMG]

    Hey maybe I can catch him and send him to a BYCer!!!

    BoJo​
     
  8. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    yes shoot the darn thing I am sorry for your roo and hens
     
  9. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
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    Welllll......you know that ugly is in the eye of the beholder. That said, however, looks like you have plenty of options. Animal control in most places will take poultry. Chickens are essentially food, too, so if you do choose to shoot him I would make it a good head shot and eat him as opposed to wasting perfectly good meat. He probably isn't too young so I am assuming he would be a good crock pot bird. Good luck and I hope your little roo wasn't hurt too badly.
     
  10. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't know... how well can you shoot???[​IMG]

    many years ago on butchering day, my brothers little boys let a bunch of the chickens out of the coop and into the field.. we got out the 22s and shot about 50 of them.. all head shots..
     

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