Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by babyrnlc, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. babyrnlc

    babyrnlc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 30, 2011
    Tulsa, Ok
    I have two chicks that are 4-5 months old. The oldest, was named Hershey, cause I was told it was a black Marans pullet. We have since changed the name to He-She, cause I keep getting told it is a marans cockerel (both are) and then I was told, no it is a marans pullet, then I was told, no they are pullets, but they arent marans, maybe cochin crosses.

    So Anyway, if they are little cockerels, when will they crow? There has been no attempt. They have the fluffiest bottoms and still not hackle feathers. If they are roos, I wish they would just crow so there would be no doubt at all.
  2. yankeedoodle300

    yankeedoodle300 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2011
    Chicken Heaven
    I hate it when my pets " Change " Gender!

    I think " He-she " Is a good Name, no?
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2011
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    They will crow when they want to. My wellie rooster started crowing at 4 DAYS old. Others haven't crowed until 14 weeks. It's an individual thing. Just listen to what sounds like someone strangling a trombone player. [​IMG]
  4. chickchicks

    chickchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 28, 2011
    warrington uk
    that is a good answer as im trying to work it all out too.
    two i=of mine i put pictures of on here was told male and they have started honkinglike a hornsadly they get a new home next week.
    my third i have been told may be a boy also but so far sounds like gizmo of thegremelins and sings all day its a very nice noise
    -- the three are only 10 weeks old!

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