Man up the street, sort of threatening me....what should I do?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Lobzi, Oct 11, 2008.

  1. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    I need some help with this please. A man up the street from me came wondering down with a teenager who was holding a bag (for my rooster?). He confronted my about having a rooster that crows at 5AM. I live in an unincorporated area so I can have farm animals including crowing rooster....others around the area have them too. Anyway, after a bit of sparing, I turned my back and he walked away. I waited then followed him to see where he and the kids were going. I know where they live. Anyway, do you think I should report this incident to the sheriff? Is there anything to report or do I have to wait until he does something to my chickens?
    I will appreciate any and all advice. Thanks.
  2. Crest Acres Girl

    Crest Acres Girl Songster

    Mar 5, 2008
    Southern California
    IF he threaten you in anyway file a police report...he doesnt have to do anything as long as hes saying he will or hes gonna! you can even file a restraining order [​IMG]
  3. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    He didnt actually say he would do anything but the way he hung around with his buddy eying my house and it was his demeanor...know what I mean?
  4. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Songster

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    If he threatens harm to you or your possessions, file a report. If he didn't and was just eyeballing you, he's probably having a ****** day. Chances are with this economy, he'll be buying or bartering for your eggs soon enough. Play nice.

    Edited for language. This is a family friendly board!
    Last edited by a moderator: Oct 12, 2008
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I'd file a report anyway.

    Have it on record. You write down EVERYTHING and keep records yourself.

    Times you called the sherriff or police. etc...

    Exact times he came by.. .who was with him. etc... Exact conversations.
  6. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    gee...thanks everyone for your advice. I will write down what we said and tomorrow Ill call it in to the sheriff. Thanks again. Im hoping no harm comes to my babies.[​IMG]
  7. chickypoo

    chickypoo Songster

    Mar 13, 2008
    I echo what has already been said but would also add this, put a lock and chain up. If they break the chain it will be way worse for them.
  8. jonbanks

    jonbanks Songster

    Aug 12, 2008
    buy a shot gun
  9. jonbanks

    jonbanks Songster

    Aug 12, 2008
    or a pistol
  10. jonbanks

    jonbanks Songster

    Aug 12, 2008
    and a rifle

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