chickens not crowing too young or hens??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by thegibbys, May 22, 2011.

  1. thegibbys

    thegibbys Out Of The Brooder

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    We have eight week old chickens and no one is crowing. They make regular chicken sounds but no one is crowing. Is it too early or is it possible we hatched all hens?? At what age do they crow we have different ages.
     
  2. Life is Good!

    Life is Good! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 9wk old Java's haven't yet said anything other than 'cheep'!
    I'm waiting for a full out 'bwok'! Or even a 'cluck'...nope....just little 'cheeps'.
    However, there are no older chickens to 'teach' these. So perhaps it's a little bit longer?
     
  3. suebee

    suebee Speaks Silkie Fluently

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    Mine just turned 9 weeks and not a crow either. Just normal chick sounds so far. I'm hoping for ONE crow and 6 hens. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    Mine are 11 wks old although I can tell which are roos. Not a crow. The BS /BO is huge and almost full size. He's twice as big as the BOs.
     
  5. TeriyakiChicken

    TeriyakiChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Silkie roo started at about 18 weeks and my SLW roo started at about 19-20
     
  6. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Brahma boys didn't find their voices until they were about 24 weeks of age and then sounded like a tractor trying to start up.....don't worry, it will come . You may wish it hadn't.
     

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