Plymouth rock rooster stops crowing

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Pinky Macgyver, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. Pinky Macgyver

    Pinky Macgyver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I just thought id share that my rooster stops crowing if he can hear the radio.
    I live in town so when one of my chooks turned out to be male, I was concerned about bothering the neighbors. I tried every suggestion I could find. Rooster box worked only for one morning and he made up for it later and I tried light proofing the coop but then read that that might stop the hen from laying.
    I've noticed that when I'm outside with the radio on, he doesn't crow so I bought him a little pocket radio that I put in his house in the morning. He instantly stops his siren of a crow when I turn it on.
    I dunno if this is a chicken thing or if mine is just strange but I'm just happy that I can keep my chook :)
    I hope it works for others :)
     
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow, I'm glad you realized the association between the radio and the lack of crowing. It sure is a great fix for a common problem. I'll remember to mention this to others who have the problem; it sure would be worth a try considering it is a lot easier than light proofing a coop.
     
  3. glad u found a way to keep your roo
     
  4. Pinky Macgyver

    Pinky Macgyver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks :) have since discovered that certain songs bother him. I'm trying to take not but so far only know that he's not a fan of Lana del ray :p sounds silly but he's my baby :) the things we do for our pets... :)
     

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