Crowing- Genetic?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Birch Run Farm, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

    Sep 5, 2008
    VERMONT
    My Black Giant cockerel finally started crowing. He has the true "cock- a- doo- dle- doooo" sound while all of my other cockerels and cocks of various breeds (EE and true araucana) have a four syllable crow (more like "er - er- er- errrrr).

    I am sure the black gaint will refine a bit as he gets older, he so far has a very deep voice. Quite honestly, he sounds pretty awesome now but does not crow as much as the older boys.

    Is the syllable/sound a genetic trait or is it linked to certain breeds?
     
  2. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    Oklahoma
    Well, I would think it would be linked through certain breeds genetically?

    I mean...take the Longcrower breeds as an example. It MUST be passed down genetically...otherwise we really wouldn't have long-crowers?
     
  3. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

    Sep 5, 2008
    VERMONT
    I've never heard a long crower crow!
     
  4. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    Quote:try this,,hahaha
     
  5. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

    Sep 5, 2008
    VERMONT
    Oooh, that was scary! :eek:
     
  6. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    i wish i had 20 of em hehe [​IMG]
     
  7. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

    Sep 5, 2008
    VERMONT
    Twenty of them? Hmm, are you trying to get rid of some problem neighbors? [​IMG]
     
  8. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    Oklahoma
  9. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    Quote:hahaha,,, nope,,,, their not problems at all ,,, just to close [​IMG]
     

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