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HELPPPP **Just found out my baby chick is a boy! But I don't want to get rid of her what can I do??*

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by brooklynbirds18, Dec 1, 2012.

  1. brooklynbirds18

    brooklynbirds18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I made this account yesterday to find out if my bird Brooklyn, a black and white Ameraucana, was a boy or a girl. And now she's a boy, but when my parents know about it they'll get rid of her despite she's ones of our favorites. Any way to blend her in with the rest or at least keep her quiet?? Don't want to give her away she's like the coolest bird

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  2. brooklynbirds18

    brooklynbirds18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well she's a silver Ameraucana to be specific but whatever lol.. Black and white to me.. But she sort of blends in with the rest other than the fact that she's the biggest, but I'm saying in the long run I don't want to have to rid of her because of the noise she'll make when she gets older, I just want to keep her calm and tolerable so maybe we can save her.
     
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  3. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    Only until HE starts to crow, the have an annoying crow, so it will be noticeable
     
  4. brooklynbirds18

    brooklynbirds18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well is there a way to maybe get him out of that habit? I know sounds dumb but ill do anything to keep this bird.. The last few days the sounds come here and there in the morning not too much tho
     
  5. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sunny side up :)
    You can't really keep a roo from crowing. I moved in order to keep my roosters LOL! I could have hens where I used to live but not roos because the houses were too close together and they were too noisy.
     
  6. brooklynbirds18

    brooklynbirds18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    **** this really sucks I'm in no position to move.. I'd leave my hens in a second for this one. She's, or should I say he's so friendly and responsive to people and follows me and smart. When I pick up another bird he'll extend out his neck and just stare at me in jealousy lol
     
  7. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    He probably won't stay that way, I had an EE roo that I loved friendly as heck, he hit around 17 weeks or so. He flogged me every chance he could, needless to say, I trust no rooster.
     
  8. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Percentage wise, I would say that fewer roosters get mean than remain friendly. But, they all crow to some extent. Whether or not the crow is annoying depends on a huge number of factors; a lot of which are human individual. In other words, what is annoying to one person is not to another.
     

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