FED UP with Impy!! Where can I buy a rooster leash?

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  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I'm trying to be patient with my turken cockerel, Impy. I've dealt with testosterone poisoning before, both the human version and the chicken one.
    This evening he was in rare form. He was trying to mate a dog toy for goodness sake! All the pullets are steering clear of him. When they can't, it doesn't matter how much they scream he hangs on and is ripping feathers out left and right. Come roost time, he's trying to keep everyone from going into the coop. [​IMG]
    He's either going into cage or on a leash until he can starts behaving a bit better or my brahma roo teaches him a lesson; whichever comes first.
    Where can I buy a leash online?
     
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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  3. Kyhen

    Kyhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I'm dead serious y'all. It's a leash or an ax. His choice. [​IMG]
     
  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Use a piece of baling twine (like what's on a hay bale) and tie it around his leg above his spur. You can use a piece of something 'soft' (leather or whatever) under the twine so it doesn't rub his leg. Instant (almost) rooster lead. [​IMG]
     
  6. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    This is the one that was named Rosie right??
    See i told you that you were gonna damage him with that sissy name... *sigh*
     
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Thanks Shelley. Using the right combination of keywords - rooster tether - I found an awesome PDF page with clear, concise directions for making one.

    Using the first set of keywords I thought of - rooster leash - I found some awesome rooster decorations for my kitchen. [​IMG]
     
  8. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Yes Red, Impy the roo formerly known as Rosie. Everyone tells me that turken roos are nice and he's going to be handsome, but first he has to live that long. [​IMG]
     
  9. amyrains

    amyrains Out Of The Brooder

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  10. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Alot of people who make chicken saddles are able to sew on one of the 'key-rings' for lack of better term, that you can clip a leash onto. Your roo should have a talk with my Silkie. 8 months old and no more than a little dancing...
     

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