7 months Hen sebright crowing all of the sudden!?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by queenofthebirds, Jan 30, 2016.

  1. queenofthebirds

    queenofthebirds New Egg

    Jan 30, 2016
    So I have 3 hens two Cochins and one sebright. They are roughly 7 months old. I originally got two se bright chicks but one ended up being a rooster it was very obvious loud crowing looked exactly like a regular sebright rooster and we have a rooster ordnance so I had to re home it. My two Cochins just started laying in the last two weeks and I have yet to see a egg from our sebright..well all of the sudden today in the yard she started to crow. She has no features of a rooster at all. Could this just be a one time thing is she/he a late bloomer is it even possible that it could be a rooster? Just wondering if anyone else has had this happen. I would hate to re home her!
  2. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2015
    McVeytown PA
    Hens do crow sometimes I have never heard mine doing it but hens do and can crow sometimes hope this helps
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Let It Snow Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    Sebrights are hen feathered, meaning both sexes have the same feathering, if it's crowing it's a rooster.
  4. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    I have had two golden Sebright hens, they both crowed and did a darn good job of it. One has passed, still have the other. These are proven hens, both lay eggs, the older one would occasionally go stubbornly broody. Can you post a pic of your bird?
  5. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 28, 2008
    X2. Hen feathered breeds are tough to sex, however if it's crowing at a young age it is a cockerel.

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