Dumb question, but I have to ask

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Shrader, May 10, 2008.

  1. Shrader

    Shrader Songster

    Apr 7, 2007
    Los Angeles, CA
    Do all roosters crow first thing in the morning?
    Are they up with the sun?
  2. babyboy1_mom

    babyboy1_mom Songster

    Apr 13, 2008
    I cannot say for all roosters, but mine crow in the morning, in the afternoon and at night. Whenever they feel like it. And exspecially if it is a full moon.......lol

  3. Theyare usually up before the sun.
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    They crow all day long, all night long, whenever they want. Only Hollywood roosters crow just at sunup.
  5. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    You can count on my 3 taking turns crowing just before sunup, but they might just crow anytime they get ready after that, even at midnight!
  6. Ese_N_Gracie

    Ese_N_Gracie Songster

    Feb 22, 2008
    Thousand Oaks, CA
    Once in a blue moon Ese will forget to crow in the morning.... My favorite thing is to wake him up....his feathers get very rumpled over it...another is watching him during the day building himself up ( fluffing feathers and flapping his wings) to let it all out...He also knows the sound of my car and crows hello as I'm driving up...he has a cute crow with a little sigh at the end that kills me... he loves to crow about fresh eggs...his future spawn...and don't think he doesn't know it.......one author of a stupid book suggested putting them in a shorter roost to keep them from stretching their necks to crow....Ese scoffs at that....if he wants to he will crow under water... He's the Man! Roosters sometimes get a bad name....but I love his crow...I'm a Rooster convert....If I could have all Roosters I would!
  7. Ericasl

    Ericasl Songster

    Feb 21, 2008
    The Dalles OR
    I use to have a rooster that would crow at 2am never fail. I would be like are you kidding me![​IMG] My dh is a very light sleeper( two tours in Iraq does that to ya). Lets just say we no longer have a roo......[​IMG]
  8. moms_pantry

    moms_pantry Songster

    Apr 15, 2008
    My roos crow all the time.

    We can walk out there at any time of the night and at least one of them will crow. DH says they are crowing at 4:15 when he gets up for work. I can't hear them from my room so the crowing doesn't bother me.
  9. EllyMae

    EllyMae Songster

    Dang, I can't get mine to CROW! He's probably just not quite old enough or ready.
  10. jackiedon

    jackiedon Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Central Arkansas
    Mine crows all the time.

    I once had a neighbor how had never been around chickens. She came home early and the neighbors rooster crowed. She called and was scared something wrong was about to happened because the rooster crowed at 4:30 pm.


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