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  • Someone or something is going to die.

    My neighbors went to the neighborhood feed store and bought 8 chicks. 7 are roosters. These roosters crow all night and all day. No joke, no exaggerating. I have HAD it. My roommie is thinking of just sneaking over and wringing their little necks (her bedroom is on that side, it is summer and windows need to be open).

    I live out in the country so no noise regs. I did stop by yesterday to politely suggest they lock the noise makers in something say, between the hours of 10 pm and 5 am and got the blow off.

    I think they are stoners (ran out in the driveway when I pulled up, didn't want me near the house, small wiffs of weed smell) so maybe they will be too baked to notice us sneaking over killing and eating their roosters!?
    Last edited by twotrudoc; Jul. 28, 2010, 02:56 PM. Reason: I can't spell because those thing crow so loud.

  • #2
    Maybe call the police and say that you are concerned that something is attacking their "livestock/roosters) because of the noise. If police go there enough and interrupt their pot smoking, they might think they should get rid of them. If Cockfighting is illegal there, you could also tell police you suspect that kind of activity. Just keep the police going over there enough, and they might get rid of them.

    Otherwise, do those Bark deterrent birdhouses work on roosters?


    • #3
      I can post you a couple of cats that just looooove killing things.
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      • Original Poster

        Bark deterrent birdhouses?


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          • #6
            Why do roosters have to start crowing at 4am? I mean REALLY! A couple of years ago my mother had a hen that started crowing. Luckily she stopped!

            If it's any consolation, once they get older and crowing isn't such a novelty, the roosters will get a little more accurate with their crowing. When they first start, they practice all.the.time. But you know that
            Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans


            • #7
              My friend "liberated" her neighbor's rooster. Took it to the local livestock auction and sold it in the parking lot for $10.
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              • #8
                Originally posted by Murphy's Mom View Post
                My friend "liberated" her neighbor's rooster. Took it to the local livestock auction and sold it in the parking lot for $10.

                Hahah. That is SO bad, but SO funny!!!
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                • #9
                  Foxes, you need foxes, or maybe coyotes.
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                  • #10
                    My friend "liberated" her neighbor's rooster. Took it to the local livestock auction and sold it in the parking lot for $10.
                    Avian trafficking!

                    I'd call the police and give them a little heads-up on suspected goings-on.
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                    • #11
                      G. Gordon Liddy one time had neighbors that played music so loud no one could talk or hear, so one day he cranked his truck stereo up to notch 10 and parked it up by his property line with The March of the Valkieries. He got a phone call and the voice said "we give up, we give up" They never played loud music again.

                      Maybe you need a recording of a really loud barking dog. Start it at say 3 am and run it all day right on your property line. . . just a suggestion.
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                      • #12
                        I wouldn't hold out hope that the roosters will change their schedule. When I was in high school, we had some that were very fond of crowing at 1 or 2 a.m. under the bedroom windows. I used to go down in the morning and collect all the stuff I had hurled at them in the night, trying to get lucky and kill the blasted things.

                        They eventually moved night time operations to our parents' side of the house. Shortly after that, they were dinner.


                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Eventer55 View Post
                          G. Gordon Liddy one time had neighbors that played music so loud no one could talk or hear, so one day he cranked his truck stereo up to notch 10 and parked it up by his property line with The March of the Valkieries. He got a phone call and the voice said "we give up, we give up" They never played loud music again.

                          Maybe you need a recording of a really loud barking dog. Start it at say 3 am and run it all day right on your property line. . . just a suggestion.
                          How about playing Bolero by Ravel over and over...that should drive them nutty too!
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                          • #14
                            If they bought all or mostly roosters they may be fighting the. I have neighbors that do and we live in the city.

                            You can do what my mother did. We had a neighbor with a big dog that roamed. It would come in our front yard and bark at 1 or 2 in the morning. My mother got so fed up she would call the neighbors and bark at them over the phone. Of course that was before caller ID.


                            • #15
                              I have a better (musical) suggestion:

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                              What goes up, must come down.....

                              Death by Earworm

                              I just saw Woodsperson's post - I fixed my roaming barking dog with corn syrup.
                              Big, friendly dog didn't mind a bit when I poured it allllllllll over him at 2A
                              And I'm sure he rolled in something before going home.....
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                              • #16
                                Tell them you'll give them 7 hens for 7 roosters

                                We have roosters all over the place in our neighborhood- yep some are certainly used for cockfighting. Others- like my neighbor actually breeds rares. Tell you the truth I don't even notice the noise anymore. Shrubs and stuff can help abate noise.


                                • #17
                                  Consequences of country living. I suggest you invest in a white noise machine. I don't care how wrecked I am, if I see someone or their dog messing with my poultry, I'll be the one calling the cops after the shooting.
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                                  • #18
                                    Agreed kinnip. I have chickens, horses, goat, dogs, etc, and do my best to keep them quiet.
                                    But, I guess I am a bit sensitive to people living in the country and complaining. I rec'd a noise complaint regarding my horses...they made too much noise when they ran in the field. Seriously. Granted some are drafts, and the ground does rumble, but the town and my neighbor were quite serious.

                                    So...my attitude towards this is grow up and remember where you live, and maybe your neighbors don't like some of your going on.
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                                    • Original Poster

                                      Fivehorses, I hope that made your day to be so rude and assuming For the record, I am 38 and have lived in the country most of my life. I'm one of those that neighbors call at 1 am to help with various livestock/farm issues. Anyone with any sense or experience with poultry should know enough to put them in at night, roosters also tend to be quieter when indoors.

                                      Now, since I am dealing with people who know nothing about poultry next door that have 7 roosters crowing all day including between 10 pm and 5 am I really do appreciate the ideas and funny stories! Murphys Mom, I see you are in WA, I live in the Roy area, how much does your friend charge for her services LOL!!


                                      • #20
                                        Whats with the smile after the insult?twotruedoc? If you want to insult me, do so, but putting a smile afterwards is a bit two faced, eh.
                                        I will repeat, grow up, get a life and realize country living is to be tolerant of others with farm animals, otherwise you will have neighbors complaining about the noise and smells and bugs and rodents and snakes, etc, etc that come with horses.
                                        save lives...spay/neuter/geld