Can a roosters crow change?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by flowerchicks, Sep 5, 2010.

  1. flowerchicks

    flowerchicks Songster

    Aug 18, 2009
    n. california
    My one year old silkie roo has had the most annoying, shrieky crow since he started crowing in January. But in the last week it has gotten deeper and more "manly". I prefer the new crow and I am sure my neighbors do too, but I want to make sure he isn't sick. He isn't acting sick at all. My other silkie cockerel started crowing 2 weeks ago and he has a deep soft crow. I thought maybe the rooster is changing is crow to sound bigger, to compete with the other roo. Does that happen?

  2. dawnchick

    dawnchick In the Brooder

    May 13, 2010
    I don't know the answer and have never had silkies, but I have noticed a difference in the sound of the crow sometime after one year of age in mine. I figured it was sort of like puberty vs. true maturing that takes place in the early 20's in people.

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