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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

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    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

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    Hens do crow sometimes I have never heard mine doing it but hens do and can crow sometimes hope this helps
     
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    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

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    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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