Do hens crow in the morning??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by radmom, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. radmom

    radmom New Egg

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    This week is the first I noticed the chickens are crowing in the morning. Starting probably about 6 - 6:30 am. I have no idea which are boys or girls...Are the ones crowing roosters or can they be hens ? And how and when can I tell for sure?? I think Eva might be Evan....[​IMG]
     
  2. cicene mete

    cicene mete Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With chickens, there are always exceptions, so yes, there are crowing hens. However, it is very rare and you can pretty much bet that all of the ones crowing are boys.

    On the rare occasion when hens crow, it is usually because there are no roosters around and haven't been for some time.
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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  4. BeardedLadyFarm

    BeardedLadyFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they crow just before the roosters lay eggs every morning.
     
  5. crazy chook

    crazy chook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So True

    Post some pics in the 'what breed or gender is this' section I am sure byc people will shed some light as to which ones are roosters.
     
  6. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

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  7. BeardedLadyFarm

    BeardedLadyFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] You're mean! (And I love it.)

    guilty as charged.
     

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