Crowing at night?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Iheartchicks<3:), Sep 2, 2011.

  1. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Songster

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    Whats up with this?
     
  2. daver

    daver Songster

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    He is hearing something or seeing light from somewhere. Or he just can't sleep like me.
     
  3. lindseythefork

    lindseythefork Songster

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    Something is alerting him. Could be a noise, or basically anything and everything he finds disconcerting.
     
  4. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Songster

    Aug 1, 2010
    Mount Vernon, WA
    I ran out there like a lunatic thinking it was a predator, but they all looked at me like "what are YOU doing here?"
     
  5. centrarchid

    centrarchid Free Ranging

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    Crowing at night serves same purpose as a mockingbird singing at night. It is an advertisement directed at hens / pullets looking for a new flock to join. It is also a warning to other males. I think males that can really belt out frequent, loud and clear crows get their way.
     
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Stan the Man will start crowing as soon as he hears me in the horse barn which is 5 am.
     

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