8 wks and crowing?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lfoose, May 13, 2008.

  1. lfoose

    lfoose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 8 wk old bantie is acting roo-like and either is trying to crow or cough up a hairball. Can they start crowing that early?
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I've had them crow at FIVE DAYS old, so absolutely. My Barred Rock cockerels usually crow by five or six weeks.
     
  3. farm_mom

    farm_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yeah! I have six, 8 week old Silver Grey Dorking Roosters right now, they crow daily and they all sound like they have severe sore throats!! [​IMG] And my 5 week old EE's have started making a funny sound or two as well. Don't worry, you're little guy will get better with practice!! [​IMG]
     
  4. RobinEgg

    RobinEgg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I heard a crow from my 5 and 6 wks not sure who did it but I thought it sounded just wonderful!
     
  5. ebaribault

    ebaribault Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 11 week old buff orpington just crowed for the first time today. It was so cute to see him try.

    good luck with the roo,
    Ed
     
  6. annrich

    annrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a 4 weeker make a "EE-rr-ahhh" 2 days ago. Very cute.
     
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  7. Yogiman

    Yogiman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 3, eight week old, silver gray dorkings are crowing for a week now.
     
  8. Half-a-dozen

    Half-a-dozen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 9 week old Speckled sussex...who I was sure was a boy....no crowing....I think he may be a she....[​IMG]
     
  9. lfoose

    lfoose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This little guy is an Antwerp Belgian and is a hoot. He'll literaly a 3rd of the size of even my smallest hen and is being tough! I just got rid of all of my roo's except one and I guess I have two now!
     

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