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Rooster croowing,next door neighbors complaining!!!!! HELP!!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lucyboo, Dec 30, 2011.

  1. lucyboo

    lucyboo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so, it has been a week sence my neighbors complained to our other nieghbor (sherif) about our rooster (my baby boy Braveheart) crowing at 4:30 in the morning and all day. To stand up for him,one he is young and just started crowing and is starting to get the hang of it and two it is his job to wake up the farmer and the girls!!!! UURRGGGG it gets on my nervs!!! Now, he has gotten better and is starting at 6:00 in the morning and crowing at certain parts of the day. I dont want to give him to someone only because he is my baby and i dont want him to be meat to someone. Is there anything i could get my dad to build for him? like a sound proof shed or something? I would also be willing to give him to a good home if he can be kept as a pet. Pm if you are looking for a pet rooster. Ill give details in a email. Please help!!!!
    <3 kelsey
     
  2. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

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    Are you legal? If so, you don't have to worry. If not, I guess you have to find him a home. It's his job to crow, he'll do it for many reasons. He crows to gather the girls together, and also as a warning. And some times just because he feels like it! [​IMG] Good Luck.
     
  3. lucyboo

    lucyboo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    when you say legal do you mean american,over 18,or legal to have chickens because i am american and yes we are able to have chickens lol. he is a funny dude and i just dont want my mean neighbors to take it into there own hands to keep him quiet lol!!!! he is loud too!!!! i think he just likes to hear himself lol!!! [​IMG]

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  4. jpcode

    jpcode Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess then it depends on what kind of relationship you want with your neighbour.
     
  5. lucyboo

    lucyboo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i dont like them really but i try to be nice as possible lol they dont like us at all!!! it doesnt bother me that they dont like us hhahahahahah but if the ordinance says we can have a rooster then we can keep him right?
    <3 kelsey
     
  6. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    As long as you can legally have roosters, and as long as your parents are okay with the neighbor occasionally complaining, then don't sweat it. However, if your parents want to get rid of the rooster (due to the complaints), then you can advertise in Craigs List to try to find him a new home. There are never guarantees that he won't be eaten eventually though, but at least that gives him a chance...
     
  7. chickengrandma

    chickengrandma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it legal to have a Rooster where you live?

    For example, I live in a neighborhood and our city has clear rules that state we can have the girls but not the roosters.
     
  8. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    I would get rid of the rooster. Good relationships with neighbors is more important, in my opinion, than a chicken. But that's just me. My chickens aren't pets, so that makes a difference. Maybe you can help your dad build an insulated coop (they're YOUR chickens, right?) after you've earned enough money for the matierials. (Or do chores, babysit, or something to pay your dad back.) I hope you can work it out.
     
  9. lucyboo

    lucyboo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thanx i think ill keep him lol i really dont want him to be dinner for someone lol

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  10. lucyboo

    lucyboo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:yea. we live in a neighborhood that is like in country area and stuff so we are allowed to lol thanx for the help!!
    <3 kelsey
     

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