New way of de-crowing Roosters??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by SilkiesForEver, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    My sister was just over and talked to me about some old friends of hers that said, they de-crowed their roosters by clipping a fork in their tongue!
    Has anyone ever heard of this?? Does it actually work?
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yeah, I'll be trying that right after I debeak all my hens, break and set my horses' tails and cut all my dogs' ears and tails off.

    Sorry, sounds barbaric to me.
     
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  3. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    I sort of agree with you. Thanks for your opinion. [​IMG]
     
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  4. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't see how clipping his "tongue" would make him stop crowing anyway. I mean, its not like they talk and need it to annunciate like we do....
    Nikki
     
  5. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    That's what I thought to. [​IMG]
     

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