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7-month-old Rooster Finally Crowing

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Weasleymum, Nov 17, 2013.

  1. Weasleymum

    Weasleymum Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 1, 2008
    I'd given up on my BO roo ever showing signs of adult behavior... they hatched out in April and I'd read about cockerels that start crowing at 8 weeks, 12 weeks, etc-- and he has been totally quiet. Then this morning, he's crowing! I guess he's just a late bloomer... Hope the neighbors don't complain or anything, because I've gotten rather attached to him now.
  2. DCchicken

    DCchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 29, 2013
    Count yourself lucky he waited so long. I have 15 roosters ranging in ages from 9 weeks to 13 weeks. All are crowing right now. Good thing there is a train that runs through my neighborhood. No one can complain about roosters when there is a freight train running through twice daily.
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Congrats! I love it when they start to crow.

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