egg laying rooster?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chickymom, Jul 16, 2010.

  1. Chickymom

    Chickymom New Egg

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    Jul 16, 2010
    I recently lost 3 of my 4 hens to a preditor leaving one lonely hen. She lays an egg about every 3 days but recently began crowing like a rooster every morning. Will this behavior stop once I introduce my new hens on order or am I going to have a permanent neighborhood alarm clock ?
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    She may continue to act as the rooster if there isn't one in the flock. After you add more hens, the pecking order change her status, though....
     

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