Australorp crowing in the morning

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dreamingwombat, Dec 18, 2015.

  1. dreamingwombat

    dreamingwombat New Egg

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    One of my Australorp hens has started crowing in the morning, and so after a week of getting attached, we have to return her to the farm this weekend and get another female. I'm still finding it hard to physically see the characteristics of her masculinity, although his boy behaviours gave me enough suspicion before he crowed during the week.

    Can you guess from my photos below, which one you think might be crowing? I did read that sometimes female Australorps can crow and he/she has been doing it in response to a rooster from a distant property at about 6am when I let them out of their yard. I've had roosters and hens before and raised chicks, but this one is stumping me as haven't kept Australorps before and they are much much bigger hens.

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  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    The middle bird is male.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Double thread. I posted my answer on the other one.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed
     
  5. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The second one.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on both of the above posts.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    posted my answer on your duplicate thread. - still the middle bird. Double posting makes it more confusing to those trying to answer you.
     

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