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roosters and them crowing ??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pefferlawchicken, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. pefferlawchicken

    pefferlawchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2009
    ontario, canada
    my mom finally said when our chicks hatch we can raise 5 but she said no roosters because of there crow how bad and loud is it , what are facts i can tell her to make her want one?
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    I doubt you can convince her, most roosters are really LOUD. What kind of chickens are you hatching? That might make a difference.

    My 2 roosters crow all day and most of the night. Luckily, my neighbors have chickens, too. I know this because I can hear their roosters- and they are 1/4 mile+ away!

    Also, do you live in an area where roosters are allowed by law and/or neighborhood covenants?
  3. Enselle

    Enselle Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 1, 2008
    Oh yeah, roosters are loud all... day... long... but they are so darned handsome!
  4. cowman910

    cowman910 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2009
    Suffolk County,NY
    you can use them to breed with your other chickens... oh wait there related....nevermind i cant see any thing good about having a rooster
  5. Ducklove334

    Ducklove334 Off to another pond

    Nov 4, 2008
    roos are protection to hens, they will put thier own lives on the line, so that the girls can get away...cept maybe for ours, they'd be like "AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH GET ME OUTTA HERE, HOT ROOSTERS FIRST,HENS AND ANNOYING CHICKS WAAAAAY LAST!"
  6. pascopol

    pascopol Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 6, 2009
    Tampa Bay
    Quote:I see many good things about having the rooster, I would not keep chickens without having a rooster, in fact I will soon have a bunch of
    roosters beside my old one which is a treasure (keeps my hens safe so far).

    In fact I like roosters crowing so much I am getting Longcrowers since my growing Bantam roosters will crow not loud enough and not long enough.

    But I am a free thinker with very strong musical background.

    Roosters crowing is one of the many songs of nature.
  7. kycklingar!

    kycklingar! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 9, 2009
    Linköping, Sweden
    I like you, pascopol! My hubbie strongly agrees. [​IMG]
    We love our roosters.
  8. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    Roosters are gorgeous and brave. I want a longcrower.

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