Crowing at 3 weeks?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by newlyweds, Jul 20, 2010.

  1. newlyweds

    newlyweds Pearl of the Prairie

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    Is this possible. I heard the highest pitch "crow" coming from the brooder just a few minutes ago.

    I am thinking it's my Polish, Rowdy. Can it be crowing at 3 weeks? Does it look like a Roo? I don't know about Polish.

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    Here are the brood mates, 1 silkie and 1 Olive Egger (2 weeks)
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    Last edited: Jul 20, 2010
  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    It's early, but it happens.
     
  3. newlyweds

    newlyweds Pearl of the Prairie

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    Wow it does, I was hoping I was hearing things. I always assumed this chick was a Roo, because of it's rowdy nature, the first time I let them out to explore one of our older chickens came to check them out, Rowdy jumped at them and scared them away, I never laughed so hard. It was priceless.
     
  4. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Quote:He also looks very "roo" for being only 3 weeks.
     
  5. Rennie

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    I feel for you ... I was shocked to hear my 12 week old doing it ..
     
  6. Rohnasmom

    Rohnasmom In the Brooder

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    Thanks for the info...I thought I'd flown the coop, my banty roo, who is till really small was coca-doodling all over yesterday.
     
  7. newlyweds

    newlyweds Pearl of the Prairie

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    Glad to know I am not the only one, ha ha. I can't wait to hear him do it tomorrow.
     
  8. rainbowgardens

    rainbowgardens Songster

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    My dominiques started at 10 weeks![​IMG] My speckled sussex at 15 weeks.
     
  9. hughmac312

    hughmac312 In the Brooder

    Amazing indeed. Sounds like a cocky lil b'stard...

    Our rooster Sammy let out his first two crows this morning and it is week 16 for him, a buff leghorn.
     
  10. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    They sound so funny with their squeaky baby crows. My bantam cochin started crowing at 4 weeks old.
     

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