Conehead crowed

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BamaChicken, Dec 15, 2007.

  1. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Yes it was hard for me to believe but at close to four weeks old this little stinker is showing off. I went our to put the lid on the brooder box as it is supposed to get cold tonite and Conehead who is the oldest in the box by 11 days is strutting around being the boss and suddenly he lets out this weird shrill little chicken crow and all the other chicks dive for the floor like a bomb went off or something and their he stands eyeing me with his chest stuck out. Cutest thing you ever saw. then a few minutes later he does it again and the other chicks dive for cover again. Next he starts chirping this really loud chirp and they all decide to eat. I think he may be keeper.
     
  2. earthnut

    earthnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That conjures up quite an image. I can just imagine his expression! [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    How cute!! 4 weeks old and crowing!! Wow. Sounds like a great protector to me....definately a keeper!!
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I love when they crow early! My earliest was five days. It was so unexpected that it took me over a day to realize what he was doing and even then, it took DH pointing it out to me!
     
  5. earthnut

    earthnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    5 days?!?! wow.[​IMG]
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I know, completely bizarre, but the most adorable thing I'd ever heard or seen. Didn't expect it since his daddy took till 14-15 weeks to crow for the first time. I said to my DH, "What on earth is that chick doing???", LOL.
    Julie, I bet you got a kick out of that!
     
  7. Rebel Chicken

    Rebel Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    haha! What a goof!
     
  8. SillyChick

    SillyChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Amazing..........what I know is that a roo starts crowing at 15 weeks old...............and now as early as 5 days? I don't think I can believe that............really.............just kidding! [​IMG]
     

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