Cockerel doodle doo?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by FunnyBird, May 18, 2010.

  1. FunnyBird

    FunnyBird Out Of The Brooder

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    How soon will a cockerel try to crow?

    I was wondering what one of my chicks noises was but think it is way too early for that...but I am a n()()b what do i know! [​IMG]
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I've read of two day old chicks crowing and one year old roosters that have yet to crow.
     
  3. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My youngest crower so far was 5 weeks old. My oldest was 6 months.
     
  4. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    Largely depends upon the breed.
    My huge Brahma boys were 7 months old when they crowed and then they sounded like they had a severe case of croup!
    What sort of boys are they?
     
  5. FunnyBird

    FunnyBird Out Of The Brooder

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    This one is an ameraucana cross. Mostly ameraucana though.

    Under 1 week.
     
  6. AmberH

    AmberH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm really looking forward to my little RIR boy to crow. He's only 7 weeks old but I think it's so funny when they first start crowing. I'm excited for him. [​IMG]
     
  7. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two Marans cockerels about 18 weeks old just starting to crow but they're not really managing it properly yet. Sounds (and looks) VERY funny!
     
  8. imthedude

    imthedude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    our BR cockerel who is 11 weeks old today started crowing 2 weeks ago. it was pretty weak at first, but now it's pretty solid.
     

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