Do young cockerels crow when there are older hens around?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by khatar, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. khatar

    khatar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a EE cockerel, 3 months old. He hasn't started crowing yet, He maybe just late starting, but I realized there are four 3 year old hens roaming the yard with him. Don't worry he's not alone he has a sister to keep him company. But will he not crow while he is still no match for the hens and wait until he is larger or does it matter at all? I don't know if this thread is in the right forum, but I couldn't find anything else that would fit.
     
  2. Rin

    Rin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A rooster would crow even if they were all alone. Unless another more dom roo pecks the crap out of um for crowing they'll crow.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    He'll crow eventually. He'll also mount those older ladies.......eventually. They may kick his butt at first.
     
  4. khatar

    khatar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hope they don't kick it too hard [​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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