Do crow collars work?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by CityKidChickens, May 1, 2017.

  1. CityKidChickens

    CityKidChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I am hoping to get a rooster but dont want it to be to loud. I was wondering if crow collars even worked?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    They work by strangulation, so sometimes they work and other times they kill the rooster.
     
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  3. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No they don't work.
     
  4. ILuvMyFlock

    ILuvMyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A have I don't even know how many Roosters and in my opinion they're really not that loud, a no crow collar sounds so inhumane. If you can't take the crowing I'd forego getting a rooster.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    It will reduce the volume -yes, but one has to be careful when using it. I fitted one last week to my cock bird and yeah - there was less volume, but he still made enough noise on a night time for me to put him in the pot a couple of days ago.
     
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