crowing question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by delfargo, Aug 31, 2010.

  1. delfargo

    delfargo Chillin' With My Peeps

    i have 2 roos (11 weeks old), 1 lakenvelder (he was the free chick from mcmurray hachery) and a dorking, who i ordered for the same reason anyone orders one, the name! anyway... the lakenvelder has been crowing now for almost 2 weeks, but the "dork" only manages to get out a strangled "gaaaack" every once in a blue moon. could it be that the dork is afraid to crow because the lakenvelder has beat him to the punch and has already become "top dog"? or maybe he's just a late bloomer. any thoughts? thanx.
     
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Yes!
     
  3. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Late bloomer.

    Is that you I see out in the corn field behind my house? [​IMG]
     
  4. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho
    Could be either or both. Dorkings are know to be pretty docile.
     
  5. delfargo

    delfargo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:"yes" - he's not crowing because the lakenvelder beat him to it
    or...
    "yes"- he's a late bloomer?
     
  6. delfargo

    delfargo Chillin' With My Peeps

    mmaddie's mom :

    Is that you I see out in the corn field behind my house? [​IMG]

    the corn field i'm in is in woodford county, around the el paso area. isn't elmwood n.w. of peoria?
    anyway..."howdy neighbor"!​
     
  7. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:the corn field i'm in is in woodford county, around the el paso area. isn't elmwood n.w. of peoria?
    anyway..."howdy neighbor"!

    Pretty directly West of Peoria, half way between Peoria and Galesburg, edge of Peoria County.
    I always perk up when I see "Central Illinois". Howdy!

    It is really early with your roos, so I wouldn't be too concerned about the crowing... I'm sticking with late bloomer.
     
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2010

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