3 day old chick trying to crow!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by GraceAK, Jan 31, 2010.

  1. GraceAK

    GraceAK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has this happened to anyone else? I have one chick that had trouble when he hatched (couldn't stand, wing stuck to head), he's fine now, but I saw him a few minutes ago standing on the rice-sock and trying to crow! [​IMG] Nothing came out, but his technique is good, I guess. The pose was dead on.... Has this happened to anyone else?

    At least I know have a boy-model to go on for guessing the sexes of my BR's by how much frosting they have..... [​IMG]
     
  2. AkTomboy

    AkTomboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had a two or three day old tom strut! But never a chick try and crow that has to be the cutest sound ever! That Tom grew up to be the alpha between the two boys but still just a sweetie [​IMG] It might just be an extra hardcore AK thing [​IMG]
     
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Three days? Any chance it has something stuck in its throat?
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I believe speckledhen had a cockerel crow at a really absurd young age. I can't remember how young though. Poor little boogers born with an overload of testosterone.
     
  5. steelersfan43

    steelersfan43 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can't you just see the video on youtube? a little tiny chick crowing?? [​IMG]
     
  6. Jess N Jeff

    Jess N Jeff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EE started to crow @ 2 1/2 weeks. It was a horrible dying sound, but it improved over time. Now he is 2 months old and has a full on big boy crow. My neighbors are getting mad
     
  7. billfields

    billfields Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Agree. If it had trouble hatching I would make sure it is not having some sort of distress. Three days seems a bit early to be doing anything but chirping.
     
  8. Gonzo

    Gonzo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've heard of it! Speckled Hen has had one do that before. [​IMG]
     
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  9. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
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    ive seen mine make a "yawn" type face... looked like a crow to me...
     
  10. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    gonzo&hispeeps :

    I've heard of it! Speckled Hen has had one do that before. [​IMG]

    Yeah and if I remember correctly he was trying to mate his own mama at a few weeks old. I'm telling you, testosterone poisoning. [​IMG]
     

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