Crowing at 3 weeks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Pastiche, Mar 25, 2016.

  1. Pastiche

    Pastiche Out Of The Brooder

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    Crowing? CROWING?! How is this possible? This little Campine was supposed to be a pullet, but man oh man, I think I've got a baby roo here. And this morning? He woke us up with what sounded like a cute little crow.

    What am I gonna do? Can't keep cute Campine roosters in Denver. Please tell me this is not crowing. That's supposed to happen at 4-5 months, right?

    (and please don't judge the background. They are in our basement, not our kitchen. : ) )

     
  2. nposluszny

    nposluszny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That sure does look like he's trying to crow, but I'm new to chickens. Very pretty birds you have there!
     
  3. gizzyntaz

    gizzyntaz Out Of The Brooder

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    I thought I saw a pretty big, red comb? If so, I'm thinking roo. Sorry[​IMG]
     
  4. MoffatChicken

    MoffatChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Watched your video but I didn't even need to wait for the crowing with that big red comb, is a Roo.... He is young to start crowing
     
  5. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    OMG, that's so incredibly cute! No, pullets do not crow like that. You have yourself a cockerel, all right!

    I recently had a chick crow at six weeks, and I thought it was pretty young. He was a cockerel, too. No doubt. He was supposed to be a hatchery-sexed pullet.
     

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