Crowing at Night ??!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chick0dee, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. chick0dee

    chick0dee Out Of The Brooder

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    Any ideas why (oh why) my Roo crows at night?? At first I thought it was the full moon, but Noooooooooooooooooo.....

    Is he dreaming? or is it a warning call to something in the dark??[​IMG]
     
  2. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    You aren't one of those people who believe a rooster is supposed to crow when the sun comes up, are ya? LOL, welcome to the real world. Roosters crow 24/7 when they feel like it. Sorry to break the news to ya like that.........Pop
     
  3. Baggagolers

    Baggagolers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup X2 ours sometimes crow at 2:30 am [​IMG]
     
  4. joshyoua_rine

    joshyoua_rine Out Of The Brooder

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    thats y i switched to bantams kind of, alot quieter crow
     
  5. Hopefulloflove

    Hopefulloflove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My bantam crows all night long...and he is loud..lol...it's funny how they all have thier own personality!
     
  6. skunknchatter

    skunknchatter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My roo crows whenever the mood strikes him. And he has a horrible gravely weird crow. My neighbors complained for a couple of months then got used to it. We're zoned for livestock so not much they could do. I do find he crows less at night if he is locked inside the coop.
     
  7. jak2002003

    jak2002003 Overrun With Chickens

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    My roosters start crowing around 2 or 3 am. Once one starts they all do for about 10 minutes. They will start up again every half hour or so.

    I tried covering the windows of the coop so no light got in - but it did not make a difference. If they can hear another rooster crowing in the distance they will reply. Don't have any idea what they are saying to one another!

    I find it strange that the roosters are quite alert and awake at night, but the hens are like zombies. Lazy things.
     

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