crowing roosters

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by carolsparkle, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. carolsparkle

    carolsparkle Hatching

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    We have a bunch of roosters --- 12 weeks old. when we got them @ 1 to 4 days old I started gently stroking their throats in the hopes of damaging their crowing mechanism. I did this only a few times when they were little. Now at 12 weeks old -- 1 has just started to crow. MAYBE-- perhaps no one else will crow??? Anyway is anyone else willing to try this and see if it works??[​IMG]
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Gently stroking their throats? They will all crow!
     
  3. carolsparkle

    carolsparkle Hatching

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    [​IMG]as in scratching their "Adam's apple". It seems to have worked on mine so far -- only one of them is starting to crow.
     
  4. BoltonChicken

    BoltonChicken Songster

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    Well, theres one I never heard of.
     

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