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At what age do they start crowing?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by IcedMochaChick, Mar 2, 2009.

  1. IcedMochaChick

    IcedMochaChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As I was laying down to sleep this morning at 4am, I swear I heard our cockeral crowing. He's about 4 months old, is this the right age?
     
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Mine have started crowing anywhere from 12 - 16 weeks. It's so cute when they're practicing!
     
  3. IcedMochaChick

    IcedMochaChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, it wasn't the classic "cock-a-doddle-doo". It was more like "boc-boc-doooo" [​IMG]
     
  4. Ondra's Seramas

    Ondra's Seramas Drowning in Seramas

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    My serama rooster first crowed at 4 weeks.
     
  5. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    I did a hatch of Jersey Giants in December, and I swear that one of them crowed as a THREE day old! My DH, who is not a chicken person, came & told me that he thought one was sick - it had made a weird and LOUD noise. I went in, we both stood & watched as he stretched way up high and "crowed." Then, we didn't hear it again until he was 8 weeks old.
     
  6. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    My sebright crowed at 6 weeks..
     
  7. IcedMochaChick

    IcedMochaChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, I guess my little guy is a bit slow! He's a silkie, aren't they supposed to be slow to mature? Can't remember where I read that.
     
  8. crooked stripe

    crooked stripe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They crow way to early in life and way to much. Mine around 10 weeks.
     

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