Chicken noise bothering the neighbors? Here's a solution!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Moonwalker, Jul 5, 2008.

  1. Moonwalker

    Moonwalker Songster

    Jan 9, 2008
    Washburn, MO
    Court rules on noisy chickenFrom correspondents in Geneva
    July 05, 2008 06:22am
    Article from: Agence France-PresseFont size: + -
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    A SWISS court has ordered that a chicken be locked up in a soundproof box every night so its neighbours can get a good night's sleep.

    The court at Ticino in southern Switzerland even stipulated that the box, in which the chicken must be kept from 10pm to 7am, should be at least eight cm thick and insulated with glass wool, , the ATS news agency reported today.

    The decision ends a five-year battle between the authorities in the village of Sant'Antonio and the chicken's owner.

    The authorities, alerted by complaints from neighbours, earlier ordered that the bird be put in a henhouse at night. The measure, however, was found to be pointless.
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Boy, thats a long fight over a bird!
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Quote:So...if this is the "norm" for a solution of noisy hens....can they make a neighbor put a dog, or a said box?? Give me a break.! THIS is why we live in the neighbors close enough to worry.
  4. purr

    purr Songster

    Apr 30, 2008
    east freetown, ma
    as I read this post my cousins roosters (he lives next door) has 5 roo's are crowing up a storm they do it all day.
    I love the crowing by the way it reminds me that I live in town that doesn't feel it has to tell you what you can do on your own property
    And lo and behold I hear a raspy sick kind of coughing clearing of little checkens throat , what could it be >that's right its my little red cochin banty that I was praying would be a hen.
    Good ilthing I like the crowing cause so far out of 27 chicks I have 4 confirmed Roo's so far.
    Hope the neighbors on the other side hate the crowing cause I can't stand them.
    Last edited: Jul 6, 2008

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