Do roosters sing the Happy Hen Song?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by flora, Jan 25, 2010.

  1. flora

    flora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do roosters sing the happy hen alls right with the world song?
    I've got a 6 month old that I would swear is a cockeral and I've heard him sing the Happy Hen Song recently. I planned on putting him in the freezed, but not if he is a hen. He is a frizzled Cuckoo Maran/Barred Rock cross so it is difficult to see pointy feathers, but he looks like he has pointy saddle feathers. None of my 6 month old roos are crowing yet, I think the adult roos intimidate them.
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    I hate to say this, figuring I'm sentenciing the guy to death, but yes roosters sing the egg song.
    I can't tell for sure on your bird, but I think I see pointed saddle feathers too. [​IMG]
  3. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

    Dec 19, 2009
    Southwest TN
    Looks rooish to me too...sorry [​IMG]
  4. Chook-A-Holic

    Chook-A-Holic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2009
    Central, N.C.
    I would give it a little more time before deciding what it is. The comb and waddles look mighty small to me for it to be a 6mo old cockerel.

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