CROWING at 6 weeks ?!?!?!?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Miz Mary, May 6, 2011.

  1. Miz Mary

    Miz Mary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Never had a Roo start crowing at 6 weeks !!! Is this normal ?? He's a D'Uccle X Silkie mix ....... and he's FREE if anyone wants him !!!!
     
  2. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    I had an Ameraucana start at 3 DAYS old. That was a record here. His little "squeak with intention" was so disappointing. I was hoping for a pullet.

    Matt
     
  3. tiffanyg2

    tiffanyg2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:OMG!!! No way~ Oh please don't let mine start that yet! [​IMG] So sorry
     
  4. heronz

    heronz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Australorp,Ameraucana,and wyandotte/cochin crosses all did.
     
  5. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

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    I have a little Polish roo crowing away every morning right about that age
     
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    The infamous Impy, a turken, started crowing at 2 weeks old. It happens. [​IMG]
     
  7. koakritters

    koakritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so did my silkie! i was like [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] you're supposed to be a GIRL!!! LOL.
     
  8. Wildflower_VA

    Wildflower_VA Chillin' With My Peeps

    My Australorp roo and five pullets are nine weeks old and are just now changing over from peeping. No crow yet and not really a cluck, but it doesn't sound as silly as peeping. They have been completely feathered for weeks, are very big, but they still peeped like they were a day old, still talking baby talk.
     
  9. sjmarshall87

    sjmarshall87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my roos are roughly 3 almost 4 wks and I could swear the other morning my husband and I heard one of them Crowing (or his idea of crowing anyway) right along with our neighbors roo at 5 am
     
  10. nikkimarie

    nikkimarie Out Of The Brooder

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    I am new to this. Is the sound of the crow distinctive? I have two buff orpington's and one is on the "watch" list for being a roo as opposed to the pullet the store sold me!!
     

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