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Need HELP! Is there a way to reduce or stop rooster crowing!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Crazy4Fowl, Dec 17, 2014.

  1. Crazy4Fowl

    Crazy4Fowl Chirping

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    I live in an area that doesn't allow rooster unless they don't crow very loud and a lot. I am thinking on getting a japenese bantam chicken. Its the same chicken that grow up with my mille fleur and my mille fleur needs a friend. But this is the only bantam they have (the other one died) and I want one that grew up with her. I asked the owner and he said the rooster doesnt crow a lot but still crows. I need to know is there a way to reduce or stop the roosters crowing?
    Thanks Crazy4Fowl [​IMG]
     
  2. Naser

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    Google:
    NO CROW Rooster Collar

    I never tried it myself
     
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  3. Crazy4Fowl

    Crazy4Fowl Chirping

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    Ok thanks!
     
  4. HighStreetCoop

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    No crow collar, decrowing surgery, or a rooster box.
     
  5. Crazy4Fowl

    Crazy4Fowl Chirping

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    FYI its a bantam rooster so will the collar fit him? Do you know if they make bantam ones
     
  6. HighStreetCoop

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    They come in sizes, yes. Have never tried them myself though. Best of luck!
     
  7. Crazy4Fowl

    Crazy4Fowl Chirping

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    Ok thanks.... FYI a surgery would probably be expensive.
     
  8. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Free Ranging Premium Member 8 Years

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    I've noticed that everyone who suggests the no-crow collar has never tried them. Is there anyone out there who has, and does it work? Personally, I don't need one, and if I lived in an area where I couldn't have a rooster, I would not have one. I don't believe it's right to inhibit a rooster from doing what he naturally does. But that's just my opinion. I would think at least that the collar would not cause them pain or harm like a surgery would, and I can't imagine that a rooster would like being stuffed in a box for however long from evening until morning to hide or muffle his crows.
     
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  9. HighStreetCoop

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    There's an entire tread devoted to the topic, with many people who use them saying they work, and many people saying they don't. Personally, I utterly disagree with you. If a collar or surgery means a long, happy life rather than freezer camp, that seems like a pretty good trade.
     
  10. Crazy4Fowl

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    I think the rooster would rather be alive [​IMG]
     

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