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do any breeds "cock-doodle-do" QUIETLY?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by newjchick, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. newjchick

    newjchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Lots of people want to stay away from roosters in their backyard flocks. Personally, I'm not against having a rooster...only waking up to its infamous "cock-a-doodle-do" at dawn [​IMG] Are there any chicken breeds that crow...ehm...quietly??? [​IMG]
     
  2. Beekissed

    Beekissed True BYC Addict

    I had a Partridge Rock roo for about 4 years that crowed rarely and when he did it was quite sotto voce. Loved that roo!!! Big, beautiful, great flock master, gentle and smart.....and quiet. [​IMG]
     
  3. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    My neighbors barred rock crows maybe once a day at 7am. I can't hear him unless I'm outside a few feet from him. He's a very quiet rooster. My pullets are much louder then he is.
     
  4. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "Cock-a-Doodle-Do"at dawn?

    Mine start at about 3:30 a.m and stop just before they go to the coop at night. My Brahmas probably crow less, but they are LOUD.
     
  5. oakchics

    oakchics New Egg

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    I currently have a Polish rooster that doesnt crow. He tried to a 5-6 times, sounded like a cat, and I guess has given up. That is great with me, since our last EE roo crowed starting about 4am and went all day! Maybe it depends on each chicken personality, and not just the breed.
     
  6. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Orpington and Sal. Fav Roos crows kinda loud but nothing in comparison to the seabright and silkie Roos. Their loud and Sharp! Hurts my ears. LOL
     
  7. CowgirlPenny

    CowgirlPenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Porcelain d' Uccle and a Mille Fleur d'Uccle. Both crow when they are hungry, in the morning and in the evening. That's about it. The rest of the time they just 'bock bock bock'
     
  8. ChickyLove

    ChickyLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an EE roo that has crowed exactly three times in his entire life. I guess he just doesn't see the need to? [​IMG]
     

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