Crowing hen?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mrsc1951, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. mrsc1951

    mrsc1951 Songster

    May 15, 2011
    Largo, Florida
    My two year old "alpha" hen, a black Australorp, has begun to try to crow. Just in the last couple of days. She sounds like a rooster with laryngitis; it is really quite funny. What is up with this? [​IMG] BTW, I am absolutely, positively certain that she is a hen. Anyone else have a crowing hen?
  2. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

    Jan 17, 2013
    I don't have a rooster and sometimes my alpha hen let's off a sound like a Crow. I know she's a hen she gives me eggs. but some mornings she too will do a slight crow. I'm glad its slight! I can't have roosters where i live. sometimes they take on a rooster type behavior if no male is present. You you do have males present not sure why she would do this?

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