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7 week old silkie... crowing!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MESOFRUFFEH, Dec 2, 2015.

  1. MESOFRUFFEH

    MESOFRUFFEH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have asked about the gender of my silkies several times as they have grown, mainly because some of them have really large red combs, and I keep being met with the answer that it is too early to tell lol. This morning, I thought I heard something weird outside, so I went out and low and behold... one of my silkie roos was crowing!! They are only 7 weeks old!! I was not able to get a super good video of it, but still... IT'S SUCH A CUTE LITTLE CROW!!

    There are two other little silkies with large combs like this guy, but they have yet to crow. What is the earliest you have had one crow?? I read someone had one crowing at 4.5 weeks, that is so crazy!

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  2. Justso

    Justso Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get out! That is too funny.

    That roo has some pretty heavy duty testosterone.
     
  3. MESOFRUFFEH

    MESOFRUFFEH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I kept hearing it from far away and I was like what the heck sounds like a turkey?! Today he actually did it right as I was getting them out for the day. I guess he is trying to one up my only other rooster that Crows. His little crow is just so adorable!
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Yeah, those first crows are funny......then you go 'Darnnit'!
     
  5. MESOFRUFFEH

    MESOFRUFFEH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will definitely be saying darnit here in a few months when the 10 other roosters we have start crowing!!
     

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