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Need advice on my roo and 2 hens- keeping them inside

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by staciagroovy, Sep 4, 2014.

  1. staciagroovy

    staciagroovy New Egg

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    I have have had my chickens for a few months now and recently found out I'm not allowed to have them. If I get a complaint about them I will have to get rid of them and at this point that is not an option, they are my babies. My only concern is my roo, he is a cochin and hasn't started crowing yet. Can I move their coop into my climate controlled garage and free range them daily to make sure my roo doesn't disturb my neighbors? I will get him a no crow collar when he begins to crow if needed. Any advice helpful!
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] The rooster is probably a problem waiting to happen. The 'no crow collar' may help, but I would be concerned that he is going to draw attention to your chickens causing a complaint. Good luck in resolving this situation.
     
  3. HighStreetCoop

    HighStreetCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From what I've been seeing in reviews, people are having greater success if they put the collar on before the roo starts crowing. And he WILL start crowing, so if you're trying to keep him on the DL, I'd get one sooner rather than later. And even then, he'll still crow, it will just be at a lower volume.
     
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  4. staciagroovy

    staciagroovy New Egg

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    Thank you, I found a great home for him. I would hate to have to get rid of my hens too because of a complaint. :)
     
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    HighStreetCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck with the hens!
     

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