Lacy Duckwing

Crowing
Nov 6, 2017
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Well I didn't expect this.

One of my newly acquired Cochin mix bantam hens, Mipha, was just having a crowing match with my younglings.
She's also spurred.

I have no problem with it whatsoever. She can sing right along with the choir. It's very interesting though.
I don't think that a crowing hen is too uncommon, it does happen. I've been wondering if it's something to do when they're alone? I've had bantam hens crow. Here's a video of one of them crowing:
Maybe it's a bantam hen thing? Maybe they're doing it trying to make themselves feel bigger?
 

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