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Old 02-27-2011, 06:31 AM
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I love my roosters, really I do. But geez! Is is necessary to crow every hour since 2 am?? It might be time for a couple of them to go to freezer camp
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I love my roosters, really I do. But geez! Is is necessary to crow every hour since 2 am?? It might be time for a couple of them to go to freezer camp
Thank you. That made my morning.

Put a couple in the freezer.
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We had an especially bad rooster so we had to make an important decision for him last week. Rather than freezer camp, he went straight to Crockpotopolis
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Thank you. That made my morning.

Put a couple in the freezer.
While I am at it, I might make gumbo out of the guineas! It's breeding season, so I just have to keep telling myself.. This too shall pass...this too shall pass.
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We had an especially bad rooster so we had to make an important decision for him last week. Rather than freezer camp, he went straight to Crockpotopolis
I have one banty Sebright rooster that will sneak up behind me and flog me every time I go to the coop. Drives me crazy. The one little turd that I wish the coons or stray dogs would get, is the same one that always makes it out alive. I have heard that Sebrights taste terrible, it's time I find out if it is true. The crock pot would be the perfect place to cook his sorry little carcas!
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three of ours made "the hit list" a couple of weeks ago...sometimes ya gotta do what ya gotta do. We kept two that have been with us for a while, mostly because they are real good at protecting the girls.
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Here's a link to a classic chicken hatin thread.

http://www.survivalistboards.com/sho...hlight=rooster
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Great thread..............last time a roo flogged me I had the 45 strapped on and he was a puff ball real quick.
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Roosters make good chicken soup.
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Made me think of the meanest rooster we ever had. This was about 4 years ago. And he was a huge white rooster that we got as a peep with a whole bunch of peeps that were given to us. He somehow managed to survive the owl, the chopping block and everything else and then just got mean. He would attack anything that got near him, other chickens included and not just other roosters. He didn't have his own hens because none of the chickens would go near him. He was just downright mean. He once attacked our grandson and I chased him down and beat him and somehow he surrived that. I thought I had killed him at that time but no he was still too stubborn to die. I was butchering a lot of chickens to cook down for broth and we decided to butcher him too. We locked them all in the shed the night before and kept the ones we were going to butcher in and left the rest out.
When DH carried that mean rooster out to the chopping block I saw something I never have seen before in my life. There were a whole line of chickens following him. When he put him on the chopping block they all hid behind his legs and peeked around at the evil one. As soon as his head came off and he hit the ground the whole flock flew into him. Till they were done he had maybe 5 feathers left. I laughed so much and wished I had recorded the whole mess. There wasn't much to plucking him, but boy was he tough.
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I have a pellet gun, I call it the silencer.
from about 150' I can hit the remote control silencer and the crowing stops.
I may start with the air soft guns first, like a warning, on this next group of birds I'm getting ,just to be sure I have their undivided attention .
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This is a great thread! My wife refuses to let me get a rooster because of their crowing. A guy at church this morning was talking about loud roosters and he said you can have their vocal cord surgerically removed, but I'm sure it would be very expensive.
Personally, I would love to get a neighbor, but until I can find a quiet one I don't think my wife would let me.
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The title on this thread rocked my world this morning when I read it! Im glad they dont as I fear I would derive just a little too much pleasure from such a device. Maybe satisfaction is a better word than pleasure... Guess there would be a lot of quiet roosters or I would be eating a lot of chicken and dumplings. Just goes to show there is an up side to just about everything in life. I bet such an invention would sell like hot cakes!
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I have found het greatest way to deal with them. I have two roosters. One is a beautiful Rhode Island Red and the other is a Frizzle. I like Rusty the Red, but I hate the Frizzle. He was a late addition so none of the hens go to him and Rusty make damn sure he stays away.

One of their favorite places to crow from is my front porch. They get up and go at for hours, well use to. This is the greates fun, I go out the back door to the shop and get some bottle rockets and a pipe cut just for this. Then sneak around the side of the house and fire towards them. Over thier heads of course. Thats sends em fleeing in a hell of a racket. But it gets them away from porch.
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You can put them in an area with no head room. A rooster won't crow if his neck is bent downward.
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the question I have is how do you keep em quiet post SHTF caus those things will attract hungry people like moths to a flame
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This is a great thread! My wife refuses to let me get a rooster because of their crowing. A guy at church this morning was talking about loud roosters and he said you can have their vocal cord surgerically removed, but I'm sure it would be very expensive.
Personally, I would love to get a neighbor, but until I can find a quiet one I don't think my wife would let me.
most vets wont do it.......I know I hae asked.
its not an easy procedure like de-barking a dog
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most vets wont do it.......I know I hae asked.
its not an easy procedure like de-barking a dog
why would you spend 200+ bucks on a 3 dollar rooster destined for the stew pot later anyway seams like a $$$$ way to eat your birds
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We bought our little flock last spring. My favorite bird was always Timmy. He got special attention from me from the start. Now he has turned into a rotten little roosty. He likes to play with me but with everyone else he means business. He flogs the kids and rolls our chihuahuas. They are afraid to go outside if he is on the steps.

Now he has found that rolling my customer's dogs is great fun. I have to be careful about letting them forage if I'm working. No one wants to have their freshly groomed dog rolled in the mud......by a 2 pound chicken.
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If you think roosters are bad, try peacocks! When I was a kid, some people near where I had to pass walking to school had peacocks...The FIRST time I heard those buggars scream was pretty unnerving (especially to a 7-year-old kid!) I finally got used to hearing them, but then the neighbors had HAD it, and the birds were gone.
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