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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Ottoman, Mar 26, 2009.

  1. Ottoman

    Ottoman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone know how to stop a roster from crowing at all hours of the night?
    Ps, that does not include buck tape or an Ax.
     
  2. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is there a light shining into the coop?
     
  3. basicliving

    basicliving Keepin' the sunny side up

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    If you can figure this out, you will likely be able to write a book and make some serious money. I've seen this question asked many times and have never read anyone that has completely solved it in a way that works for everyone that didn't, as you put it, involve duct tape or an ax!

    I've heard my roosters crowing when I took puppies out to potty at 3AM. It's pitch black dark in and around their coop and they still crow. They are crowing when I wake up at 5AM each morning.

    I'm guessing you are asking because the crowing is bothering you and/or the neighbors? I suspect the best you can do is to super insulate the coop so that they don't sound as loud from outside the coop [​IMG] If light is getting into the coop at night, you could try darkening the windows at night - but like I said, dark/light/hour of night does not affect my roosters and they crow regardless.

    Best of luck!

    Penny
     

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