crowing question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by warhorse, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. warhorse

    warhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a one year old cuckoo marans e-gg. He is a nice looking, big e-gg and I have four nice cuckoo marans hens who are laying nice dark roosters and I had hoped to sell fertile roosters from them soon. Today, the e-gg started having trouble crowing. He gets the "cock-a-doo" out and then his voice stops abruptly. He continues crowing with his mouth and neck but the last half of the crow is silent. What might be going on with this e-gg's crowing?

    -thank you
     
  2. warhorse

    warhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone?


    Bueller? Bueller?
     
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  3. karen71

    karen71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know [​IMG]
    Could he be going thru puberty - like human boys?
    Maybe someone who knows something will inform us.
     
  4. warhorse

    warhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #bump#
     
  5. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    It may just be normal for him to crow funny.

    I have a friend who used to have a cat that would do the meow action but it never made the actual noise.

    Hope this helps!


    Dawn
     
  6. warhorse

    warhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He had been crowing "normally" until the other day he suddenly dropped the last "doo". Today, he only got out the "caw" but still went through the motion of trying the rest of the crow.
     
  7. Littlecimarron18

    Littlecimarron18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all of my roosters have different crows,
    some are short and funny,
    and some are like the ones on tv...
    not sure if this helps,
    but i think hes alright
     
  8. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Is he acting normal other than that? Eating regularly? Drinking regulary?


    Dawn
     
  9. warhorse

    warhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is normal otherwise, except his beak is split. I was going to have to recruit help to try to trim it and see if it will grow back in normally. Is it possible with the split beak he vocal cords are just drying out?
     
  10. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Our rooster never had a doodle =/
     

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