Can you De-crow a Rooster?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by cwc362, Mar 31, 2009.

  1. cwc362

    cwc362 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have seen this mentioned as a joke on some other threads- But was wondering if this is really possible? I , luckily don't have to worry about that , but I know that the rooster crowing makes it impossible in some places to keep them. Would it be a very invasive operation ? Would it be better to be done while it is still a chick. Would it be considered cruel? I was just wondering about this and I have no opinion one way or another. Just thought that people who live where no roosters are allowed might be able to keep one if He didn't crow.
     
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    good question...[​IMG]
     
  3. Gazinga

    Gazinga Chook Norris

    move over redhen [​IMG]
     
  4. azelgin

    azelgin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If, you can De-bark a dog, I'll bet you can D-crow a rooster![​IMG]
     
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    gimme back my popcorn! [​IMG]
     
  6. cwc362

    cwc362 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks!! If I had as many answers as I have questions- " I'd be cooking with grease!!" (old southern saying) I have no idea what it means though. [​IMG]
     
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  7. ChickenCop

    ChickenCop Chillin' With My Peeps

    no....to close to main arteries in the bird and would kill the bird if you could find a vet that would attempt it. Backyard Poultry Magazine had an article about it not long ago.
     
  8. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:Thanks!! If I had as many answers as I have questions- " I'd be cooking with grease!!" (old southern saying) I have no idea what it means though. [​IMG]

    [​IMG] dont worry it must mean something sage and wise... [​IMG]
     
  9. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

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    i'm going to have my mom (who works at a vet hosp) ask one of the drs there if its possible. if it wouldnt hurt the thing, i may have to offer up one of my free rangers. But id wonder if the rooster would give up on life? Because thats what he does. Crow and breed and protect.

    hmmmm ill keep you posted on the DRS answer
     
  10. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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