crowing all night!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JHillgrove, Nov 6, 2011.

  1. JHillgrove

    JHillgrove In the Brooder

    Aug 2, 2011
    Snohomish, WA
    I have only had a couple roosters my whole time having chickens. This rooster is fabulous, absolutely love him, but he crows in the middle of the night. He will begin around 2AM, it is not light, there is no sun, only moonlight and he will crow until, well I guess he never really stops. During the day its very infrequent, doesn't crow at all after noon or evening but at 2AM every night, its every 60 seconds.

    Whats up?

  2. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

    Jan 8, 2011
    Tampa Area, Florida
    I have 7 night crowers. [​IMG] My neighbor has 4 or so. I suspect dogs barking in the neighborhood is what triggers it here.
  3. I had a rooster that did that also.... he finally got older and started crowing early morning 6am and late afternoon.
  4. welasharon

    welasharon Crowing

    Jun 28, 2010
    North Florida
    I have some that crow during the night sometimes too....and off and on all day long...not sure when they sleep.
  5. Are there animals about? My roos will crow from up on their roosts when I take the dogs out to go potty. i think he hears me and wants to let me know he know's I'm there and is ready to defend his turf- even tho I know he can't see a darn thing [​IMG]
  6. JHillgrove

    JHillgrove In the Brooder

    Aug 2, 2011
    Snohomish, WA
    Quote:There may be animals, but I think it would be a little too regular if they came ever night at that time and didn't leave until morning. I never see anything out at that time, and I sure don't hear nothing but him.
  7. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    I have 3 that pretty much crow all night--but that's because the neighbor leaves a light on their 4H pig ALL THE TIME--24/7
  8. GAchick

    GAchick Songster

    Apr 29, 2009
    Pembroke GA
    my LF roosters I used to have would crow in the middle of the night. I have only 3 silkie roos now, and they do not crow until the sun starts lightening the sky up a little.

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