How to Stop a Rooster From Crowing

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How to Stop a Rooster From Crowing
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Roosters crow to announce the sunrise, but this is a little too early for many people. There are several options available to stop a rooster from crowing, one of which is caponising, or neutering. This may not solve the problem, however, and instead of resorting to such a drastic method, you may simply be able to make sure the rooster is in a coop overnight.

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Catch the rooster in the late evening before you go to bed. Place one or two hens into the rooster coop to encourage the rooster to cooperate.

  2. 2

    Place the rooster into a low coop for the night, with roosts going up at least one side that resemble a ladder. The top perch should be at a height that prevents the rooster from extending himself to crow.

  3. 3

    Place a tarp over the coop to darken it. This will encourage the rooster to be quiet at night.

  4. 4

    Allow the rooster to wander free during the day, but contain him in the coop each night to discourage crowing.

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