Chicks going through puberty - do roosters "cluck"?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by prodds, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. prodds

    prodds Out Of The Brooder

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    My chicks are about 2.5 months old, and I'm hearing an occasional "cluck" mixed in with the "cheep"s. I have 4 chicks, and don't know yet if they are girls or boys (I'll have to post pics in a bit). Is clucking a good sign of a girl, or do roosters cluck too? I haven't heard anything that sounds like a rooster's crow (yet). Thanks in advance - I'm new to this, but having fun raising the girls (I hope!). [​IMG]
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Roos take awhile before they start crowing. And it's terribly funny:lol: Sometimes my older roos will sort-of "cluck", but I think give yours a chance. All will be revealed soon...
     
  3. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    Yes, roosters cluck too. At 2.5 months my black orps totally cracked me up with the peep peeps coming from these giant birds.
     

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