10 week old chicks starting to crow

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chixie, Dec 10, 2009.

  1. chixie

    chixie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2009
    kountze texas
    I have 12 10 week old chicks(2 barred rocks and 10 silkies) i know for sure I barred rock and 1 silkie (huge walnut comb and waddles and is a bully hackle feathers will puff out )... I have two thet are crowing but they won't let me see them do it... everytime I walk away they crow and they refuse to do it when I am watching... I will assume its the two I know are roos...
  2. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

    Nov 4, 2008
    Cross Lanes, WV
    sneaky roos, are they afraid they get a trip to freezer camp if you see them?
  3. rarebreedeggs4u

    rarebreedeggs4u Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 27, 2009
    Morrow, AR
    What little brats~LOL I have a pen of 4-5 month olds (Welsummers, BCM & 1 White Empordanesa). I know there are several roos in the bunch. None are trying to crow yet though. I bet it will sound like a bucket of rusty hinges when they do [​IMG]
  4. chixie

    chixie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2009
    kountze texas
    theese roos are not going anywhere... my daughter says they sound like a dying cat..lol...I am just going nuts wanting to know what my silkies are..
  5. newchickmom09

    newchickmom09 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2009
    Quote:My roos sounded like a baby crying mmmmooooomm. [​IMG] I swear my neighbors thought that I was throwing my son outside every morning.

    As soon as I heard there noise I would run outside to see who was doing it. It took me almost a week to figure out which chicken was doing it because they would stop as soon as I got close to the run. Then the other roo started. [​IMG]
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    My welsummer cockeral who is 6 1/2 weeks old sounds like someone playing the trombone really, really BADLY. Like the dog is howling bad.
  7. chixie

    chixie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2009
    kountze texas
    I figured out who one of my crowers is.Its the silkie i thought was a roo

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