How do I get my rooster to stop is call so much

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Lisa o, Jun 14, 2017.

  1. Lisa o

    Lisa o In the Brooder

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    How do get rooster to stop calling so much
     

  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Must hatch more Premium Member Project Manager

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    I don't think you can get him to stop crowing so much, unless you use a crow collar??
     
  3. Lisa o

    Lisa o In the Brooder

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    He's driving my husband crazy. Do they make a collar for roosters
     
  4. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Must hatch more Premium Member Project Manager

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    Yes they are called No crow collars.
    I've never used one.
    I've read both good and bad things about them. Do some research of your own.

    no crow collars
     

  5. Stephine

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    Roosters will crow. If there are no circumstances that encourage him to crow more than usual (mainly keeping multiple roos or keeping him separate from the flock) there is nothing you can or should do. No crow collars are cruel - guve him away to somewhere where he can behave like a normal rooster.
     
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  6. Chickassan

    Chickassan Free Ranging

    I suggest earplugs.:) Those collars don't stop crowing, the poor guys still try and it sounds like they are strangling, plus alot of them have bows on them so it looks like a tie.You end up with a rooster that looks like Peewee Herman and sounds like chain smoker.
     
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  7. adstowe

    adstowe Chirping

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    Honestly, that's pretty much the truth of it. If you can't tolerate a rooster crowing, you probably shouldn't have a rooster. Rosters crow. It's what they do. Some are worse than others, but you have to expect it. Putting some sort of mechanical device on them to try and mute it just doesn't sit well with me. I like having a rooster around, but I do it accepting what comes with it. If I had reasons why one wasn't ideal I would (and have) run an all female flock. What are your reasons for keeping a roo? If you're wanting fertile eggs, there are other ways to get them. Just a thought.
     

  8. Lisa o

    Lisa o In the Brooder

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    I gave my rooster to a new home
     
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