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Early crowing?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TurtleFeathers, Nov 16, 2009.

  1. TurtleFeathers

    TurtleFeathers Fear the Turtle!

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    Hi all -

    I'm not sure if this is in the correct section, so admins, please feel free to move if necessary...

    Anyway, I was wondering, what is the average age where roosters start crowing?

    Reason I ask is, my lavender bantam cochin chick started crowing this morning - well, its actually very squeaky, and he definitely needs practice, but it IS a crow - what I find so odd about that is the fact that he's only 30 days old!!!

    I have other bantam cochins that range in age from 30 days to 3 months old and this little guy is the first to even attempt crowing. He's very small for his age by comparison, so this was quite unexpected! I heard this noise, and when I went to see what it was, he looked me straight in the eye, struck that roo pose, and gave it everything he had - first, my mouth dropped open, and then I about fell over laughing!!! And he KEPT ON crowing, like 3 or 4 more times! It was just TOO CUTE for words!!

    So, would this be considered "early crowing"? Or is this normal for bantam cochins??

    Thanks so much!
     

  2. kyrose

    kyrose Songster

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    my frizzle bantam cochin started crowing around that age...
     
  3. Bravo

    Bravo Songster

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    I had a little one start crowing at 7wks old but by the sound of it I think he'd been at it for a while and we probably just werent around to hear it [​IMG]

    Little macho guys! [​IMG]
     
  4. pedro24

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    i have a new chicken roos and he started around 4 or 5 weeks
    so ya around there

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    Last edited: Nov 16, 2009

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