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Do roosters make happy hen noises?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by simplysophie, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. simplysophie

    simplysophie Chirping

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    We recently got three baby silkies and two have made happy hen noises so far. Does this mean they are girls? hoping so! [​IMG] if this is not in the right area please tell me. I wasnt sure where to put it.
     
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  2. I thought I heard an egg song this afternoon, and found out that it was coming from a young rooster! (I also had another one crow for the first time today.) .......stan
     
  3. silkielover5

    silkielover5 Songster

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    my 3 year old rooster likes to lay in a nesting box and chuckles to himself its soooooo cute
     
  4. simplysophie

    simplysophie Chirping

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    poo.. I was hoping we had all hens [​IMG]
     
  5. BasicallyHeather

    BasicallyHeather Chirping

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    Eh, they're silkies...we won't know til they crow! [​IMG]
     
  6. simplysophie

    simplysophie Chirping

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    Quote:Mom, I was hoping there might be another way to tell. I cant stand the thought of getting rid of any of them. [​IMG]
     
  7. JodyJo

    JodyJo Songster

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    I have a black silkie...over 27 weeks...STILL don't know what it is!
     

  8. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    With the exception of laying eggs, roosters can do everything a hen does. Vocalizations or behavior are not an indicator of gender.
     
  9. simplysophie

    simplysophie Chirping

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    CROWED!!!!!!!!! One crowed!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Do we say congrats or oops? I'm guessing by the [​IMG] [​IMG] that a roo wasn't wanted?
     

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