Is there such thing as a quiet rooster?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by GA_Gypsy, May 21, 2011.

  1. GA_Gypsy

    GA_Gypsy In the Brooder

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    We have 6 hens that are showing signs that they would like a rooster. We borrowed a Leghorn once but sent him back the next day after he started making noice at 3am and didn't stop. I thought the neighbors were gonna call the cops on us! We currently have RIR, Red Sex Link, and Brahmas. Thanks!
     

  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Crowing

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    Have not heard of one yet. Some are louder then others.
     
  3. julie75

    julie75 Songster

    I have a Blue Andalusian Rooster that is fairly quiet. He crows early in the mornings, maybe around 6 or so, and it's very rare for me to hear anything else out of him the rest of the day. Now my other rooster crows ALL day long.
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    No.

    (And if you think he's quiet, he is only being quiet until you sell the loud roo next to him.) [​IMG]

    edited to add: Julie75 I typed this before I read your post!
     
    Last edited: May 21, 2011

  5. aggie9296

    aggie9296 Songster

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    Quote:Doing the "egg squat" for you and "showing signs that they would like a rooster" are not necessarily the same thing. Hens are perfectly fine without a rooster. Unless you want your own fertile eggs, you do not need a rooster.
     
  6. julie75

    julie75 Songster

    Quote:Ooh how well I know, that's why that crazy rooster is still around, lol. The Andalusian is too pretty to get rid of.
     

  7. Breac

    Breac Songster

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    The only time the words "quiet" and "rooster" can be used together is when said rooster also happens to be "dead."
     
  8. floridachickhatcher

    floridachickhatcher Songster

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    We have had roosters crowing from Dawn to Dawn the next day and our neighbor down the street hers are the same way and i really hate waking up at 4AM to the sound of that
     

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