Do all of them do it?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Justino, Dec 21, 2007.

  1. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    do all roosters cock a doodle doo???why do they do it?
     
  2. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    ummm...anyone even here?
     
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Yes they do.
    Because they can. [​IMG]

    Couldn't tell you why they make that exact series of noises, but it must be instictual.
     
  4. TxChiknRanchers

    TxChiknRanchers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not sure why all roosters crow, but my little oegb crows whenever I whistle at him or if he hears someone outside and does not see them. Think it is a roos way of communicating .
     
  5. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

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    Guess its just what they doo! Why do cats meow? Why do dogs bark? Why do babies cry? Its just something they do I guess. [​IMG]
     
  6. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    well i live i n a small neiborhood and my neibors probally wouldnt like us if my roo was wakin them up every mornin
     
  7. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    With my limited experience I'm gonna tackle this one.

    Most roosters will crow. Some crow a lot more than others. Some
    breeds are bigger crowers. If you have multiple roosters they will
    crow according to their pecking order.

    Why do they crow? I would say it's a territorial thing and a way to keep
    the flock together and in line.
     
  8. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

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    Do what we do. We bring ours in at night and then in the afternoon they go outside
     
  9. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    Quote:but u would still be able to hear mine cause our hen house isnt like a barn, its got 4 walls with a roof but some chicken wire windows for light to get in there...
     
  10. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Quote:but u would still be able to hear mine cause our hen house isnt like a barn, its got 4 walls with a roof but some chicken wire windows for light to get in there...

    Don't know where you live, but isn't it cold enough that you have plastic covering the windows?
     

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