Can a hen ever "Cockadoodle doo" when she is young?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SimpleSonflower, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. SimpleSonflower

    SimpleSonflower Out Of The Brooder

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    I posted recently that my Barred Rock was "rooing" the other morning and a friend told me that his hen did this a couple of times and he thought it was a rooster. It turned out to be a hen though. Has anyone else had an experience like this? I don't want to be in denial [​IMG] but I'm hoping she is a hen!
     
  2. aggie9296

    aggie9296 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hens can crow but it is more likely you have a roo. you'll know for sure if she lays.
     
    Last edited: Jul 21, 2011
  3. ladyride

    ladyride Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine had a crow off today with my banty roo. Funniest thing I have ever seen or heard. [​IMG] [​IMG] I posted her pic to make sure she was a she everyone says hen. [​IMG]
     

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