Do Silkies just not crow...or is mine just broken?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by FLchook, Mar 25, 2008.

  1. FLchook

    FLchook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After weeks of silence, I was looking forward to hearing my new boy crow. Thus far he has crowed once, and I only heard that on the phone when mom called to tell me....Ah..Dana got your a rooster, not a hen. [​IMG]

    So is it common for a silkie boy to not crow, or is mine just shy?
     
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    he may crow. I had one who I thought would never ever crow. I got rid of his buddies and now he crows for a few hours
     
  3. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    How old is yours? Mine is almost a year old and crows a lot during the morning. He has a sweet low pitched crow, I can tell it's him (among the 15+ other roosters I have) just by the sound.

    Yours may not crow because there are no other roosters around.
     
  4. Vagirl

    Vagirl Out Of The Brooder

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    My silky boys all crow. But I have other roosters, maybe they learned off of them!!
     
  5. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    I have a lone rooster, and he's a silky and about 17 wks or so and he crows the sweetest crow!
     
  6. FLchook

    FLchook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no other roosters. As for age, well all I can tell is that he is full grown. [​IMG] A friend bought it for me while I was on vacation. Think he thought it was a hen, not a rooster. Credit to him, silkies are hard to tell. hehe. Maybe he is crowing and Im just not hearing it.

    My other 2 boys were loud mouths, and like to let themselves be heard at all times of the day. Id hear them at 5:30 when im heading out tot he gym, and they would still be at it when I got back.

    Ill just have to listen harder hehe

    Shannon
     

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