Pest local rooster

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Coralietg, May 22, 2010.

  1. Coralietg

    Coralietg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We've had a rooster visiting for a few days now that is picking fights with our rooster and trying to seduce his chicks. We've tried scaring him off with the BB gun, spraying water, but he keeps coming back. Earlier today we managed to catch him, kept him in a dog crate all day to try and decide what to do with him. He belongs to a lady across from us who lets all her animals free range (we've had her pigs come into the garden too many times). I talked the husband into letting him go when the sun went down thinking he would go home, husband let him out of the cage across the road, the rooster circled back around straight towards our hen coup.

    What is the best thing to do about the rooster?

    Husband is outside right now about to strangle it, lol.

    Sorry for all the questions.

    Coralie
     
  2. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    stuff it with breadcrumbs, rosemary, garlic (lots), onion, pepper, salt and a bit of cayenne pepper... pre-heat oven slow roast for 40 min.
     
  3. arch_cpj

    arch_cpj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:dont forget some sage and then as far as anyone knows the coons got him... mmmmmmmmmm fesh rooster!!!!
     
  4. jjparke

    jjparke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes it will be your dirty little secret
     
  5. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG]
    [​IMG] What time is (he coming back) dinner?
     
  6. Penturner

    Penturner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My land my dinner. I would be well stocked on ham and bacon as well. I'm the friendly sort though and will let you know the first time. second time I might offer you some of the bacon. I would go out of my way to let them know I had there animals slaughtered as well. It is one thing for me to want them to keep their animals at home. Completely another for them to want to. I will do all I can to help them get just that sort of desire.
     
  7. theFox

    theFox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ah, volunteer supper.

    Be sure to invite its owners over for supper.
     
  8. blk90s13

    blk90s13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would cook it and give it to the lady across the street here is your rooster lady we found him in our oven [​IMG]
     
  9. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    You are all so funny! I'm really enjoying this thread. My neighbor's rooster got in our fenced yard this week and beat the crap out of one of my HENS. The piles of lost feathers looked like a predator attack. At least she is alive. It took me an hour to round up my other chickens, that were all in hiding. Their dogs were over here a couple of times and went after my husband, too. The main reason that rooster is still alive is because my husband got to him before I did. I was really, really mad at that little so and so. Usually I'm more even tempered than that, but to beat up a sweet hen in her own yard just made me really mad. He hasn't come back in the last two days. Maybe he read my mind or understands English. [​IMG]

    My Irish temper has cooled, but I'm still enjoying all these suggestions... I might need them later. [​IMG]

    Coralie, I'm sorry you're having all this trouble. I hope you find a way to get it worked out. I sent my dogs after the rooster here, to get it away from my chicken. Between the dogs chasing it and then my husband chasing it, to herd it out of the gate we opened to let him out, he got a darn good scare. It sounds like yours is more determined, though.
     
  10. turney31

    turney31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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