Crowing roosters? can they be trained to shut up?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Rodster, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. Rodster

    Rodster Out Of The Brooder

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    ok, i know this post may get taken the wrong way by someone but it's really only a half serious question. you end up with 13 roosters in an area where they may not be very welcome and all of a sudden 10 of them learn how to crow in the same week. i wasn't planning a huge slaughter and quite frankly, i'm gettin tired of rooster. Until i figure this out... can u train them to shut up? how does their mental process work?
     
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  2. dracon

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    you put you roosters in A dryer ?
     
  3. Baggagolers

    Baggagolers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you for real or just trying to ruffle some feathers?
     
  4. Rodster

    Rodster Out Of The Brooder

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    as i said, it was only a half serious question. i actually have the idea to build a new coop for them for tonight inside the main coop with some insulation and a ducted air system. i'll let you know how it turns out. And NO, no roosters were actually put in the dryer, it was just a silly idea that after some thought sounded dummer and dummer. hence the post revision.
     
  5. Baggagolers

    Baggagolers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since it's only half serious, How about 13 little shock collars like they use for barking dogs. I wonder how many zaps it would take before they figured it out.
     
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  6. duckinnut

    duckinnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No you can put it on "fluff dry".[​IMG]
     
  7. Rodster

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    Since it's only half serious, How about 13 little shock collars like they use for barking dogs. I wonder how many zaps it would take before they figured it out.

    You know, from what i hear about turkeys being stupid, if you could cross them with roosters you could modify the little collars to get stronger with each round, creating the invention for self roasting chickens... which brings us back to the dryer idea... kinda funny but probably wudn't work anyways... but your ideawas a fun thoght...
     
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  8. skunknchatter

    skunknchatter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I find that low heat for 20 minutes makes them nice and fluffy. No wrinkles. :D
     
  9. xC0000005

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    Low and slow heat makes them nice and quiet (and tender!). :)
     
  10. Yoke

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    One would think they would learn from little shock collar -- but I think we are over estimating the intelligence of a rooster.

    They have some amazing instincts - but to train them to fight instincts is a not go.

    I would vote for the dryer as you can double, triple, or quadruple up and get buy with a lot less than 13 of them.

    Also, fluff won't work. You'll need to set the dryers to the roast setting.
     

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