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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by momgoose, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. momgoose

    momgoose Out Of The Brooder

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    A large white (Leghorn?) rooster showed up on my daughters porch in Vail about a week ago. He seems healthy, probably a little skinny for winter tho. His problem is frostbite on his comb and wattles. How a rooster can get frostbite in southern Arizona is beyond my grasp--unless he had absolutely no shelter at all!
    I put vaseline on them to try to prevent further frostbite, he's eating and now crowing.
    Is there anything else I need to do or watch for other than the obvious...infection, necrosis etc. He's gentle but of course trys to avoid getting caught!
    Also, Does anyone know where I can find information on keeping chickens and zoning/noise laws related to that in Pima County?
    ALSO, Does anyone know of any place that has a rooster rescue or will take unwanted roosters? He's a real nice guy but I don't think his 6:30 crowing is going to go over well with neighbors even though we are semi-rural.
     
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  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    [​IMG] How good of you to help a stray. You can google rooster/chicken rescue and see what is available.
     
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    CheerioLounge Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. momgoose

    momgoose Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks TOC!
     
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    simplynewt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC MoM.

    Another good place to look is in the resources found here. Have you tried the Learning Center yet?
     

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