Crowing hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ktruelove89, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. ktruelove89

    ktruelove89 New Egg

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    I have a black cochin hen that is trying to crow. Why is she doing this? It's a really funny crow though. It's my first time here so, I hope I am doing this right.

    Kathy mother of 8 hens, 4 black cochins and 4 production reds and two roosters. Plus three dogs. Help!!!
     
  2. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    Quote:[​IMG] and yes, hens will crow in the absence of a rooster! [​IMG]
     
  3. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you SURE it's a hen? You might want to post a picture of "her," just to be sure. [​IMG]
     
  4. incubatingisfun

    incubatingisfun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you have a roo
     
  5. ktruelove89

    ktruelove89 New Egg

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    I'm not sure how to post an image yet. I'm new to all of this.
     
  6. Hangin Wit My Peeps

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    My bantam cochin hen crowed and tried mating in the PRESENCE of a roo lol and yes she was indeed a hen...seen her lay MANY eggs [​IMG]
     
  7. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    We had a polish bantum hen that crowed in the mornings and we thought she was a roo till she started laying eggs. She was the only bantum in a bunch on ameraucanas so there was no doubt they were her eggs! [​IMG]
     
  8. Hangin Wit My Peeps

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    Oh and BTW, many here thought she was a he as did I for a while until she laid her first egg [​IMG]
     

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