Leashing the rooster

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Farmer_Dan, May 10, 2011.

  1. Farmer_Dan

    Farmer_Dan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a roo that might be a bit too agressive for me.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=496853


    However, he's so nice to look at and his crow is full and loud. I love it.

    I tied a string onto his leg though, so I could catch him and pick him up and hold him and stuff so he doesn't just attack me and run away. It seems to be working well (hopefully he doesn't get it caught on something and hurt himself).

    Has anyone used a string / leash like this? Any reason that it could be problematic (other than of course it getting stuck on a tree or bush or something and making him stay put until we let him go)?
     
  2. Blue

    Blue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've known people who tied out their roosters. I'd just make sure you had him where the string couldn't get wrapped around anything and hurt him.
     

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