Now the neighborhood can sleep in peace :)

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by krapnet, Jan 8, 2014.

  1. krapnet

    krapnet Out Of The Brooder

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    I; and I am sure my neighbors had enough of the mighty roosters morning call, I know I did, so while all 5 roosters where sleeping, me and my pops grabbed them and put them in boxes. and wow that sound (scream) sounded so bad. and kept them in the back room till morning, and they where still crowing even with there feet tie dup in a dark box. we took them to our friends house so he can slaughter them because we did not have the proper knife on us.

    how do hens usually react when you take the roosters out of the flock?


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    here is a pic of my favorite one when he was little
     
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  2. FarmalI

    FarmalI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HAPPY. Depending how many roosters to hens there were. Hens will go on with life like nothing happened.
     
  3. PheasantKing

    PheasantKing Out Of The Brooder

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    It's part of raising chickens. You have to thin out the roosters
     
  4. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    [​IMG] Your hens may or may not react. They'll probably be unsettled for a bit until they get the pecking order reestablished. Other than that, they should be just fine.
     
  5. PheasantKing

    PheasantKing Out Of The Brooder

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  6. PheasantKing

    PheasantKing Out Of The Brooder

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    Ducks I need some
     
  7. PheasantKing

    PheasantKing Out Of The Brooder

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    Crack corn and mash
     
  8. PheasantKing

    PheasantKing Out Of The Brooder

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    Ducks indeed some
     
  9. elsiebb

    elsiebb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hens got so much calmer when the roo went to live somewhere else. Like they were relieved. I didn't see any pecking order reorganization, tho I'm sure there was some.
     

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