We have a few that hang around our place. We declared them off limits. They are rare to see and we decided there was no need to make them more rare.
I read on this forum once that bearded hens make for more multi-bearded toms. I do not know if it is true on not, but we do see a three bearded tom every few years.
"Man is still a hunter, still a simple searcher after meat..." Robert C. Ruark