crowing hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by eggz4sale, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. eggz4sale

    eggz4sale Out Of The Brooder

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    This is so weird.
    Anyone on here ever heard of a hen crowing? I have a bantam with 2 week old chicks who was crowing yesterday. I have her separated from "papa" so could it be that she misses him?
     
  2. Half-a-dozen

    Half-a-dozen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    IDK about the missing feelings??? But I have heard others say they have a crowing Hen and I've read it does sometimes happen. For what reasons I do not know.
     
  3. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    Hens will crow if they miss their mates. I had a hen who crowed and crowed after her roo left. Chickens have been known to change sex, too, but this is sort of a rariety.
     
  4. 2manyhats

    2manyhats Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Do they go to chicken surgeons? OMGoodness. I never heard of such a thing as changing gender.
     
  5. 2boxers

    2boxers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't even get my roo to crow. I'd be happy to have something in my coop crowing.

    Chicken sex change :eek: If such a thing was possible, surely Oprah would have had them on her show by now.
     
  6. Red

    Red Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My BSL hen Tilly is the 'boss' of her flock. We have no rooster so she is totally in charge, and she has been known to crow from time to time...she's also our most likely hen to go broody too, what an odd bod [​IMG]
     
  7. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    My Slifer crowed...
     

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