Help I have Crowing Hens???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Gracelet, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. Gracelet

    Gracelet Hatching

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    This is my 3rd batch of hens and about a month ago I was awoken by a crowing like sound. I looked in the coop and one of the hens (no dew claw or ornamental feathers) was crowing. She hit the road. Now I have 3 chickens left and 2 are crowing. I have tried to black-out the roost section and close them in at night so now they are crowing later in the AM. How can I get this to stop?

    Help!
     
  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Songster

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    To get it to stop you need to get rid of those roosters and get some hens [​IMG]
     
  3. Gracelet

    Gracelet Hatching

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    I am pretty darn sure that they are hens!
     
  4. TXmom

    TXmom Songster

    What breed are they? Maybe you should post some pictures so we can help you determine if they really are hens. I've heard that when there is no roo, the dominant hen can start crowing and acting a bit roo-ish. Also, is it really crowing, or the egg song?
     
  5. Gracelet

    Gracelet Hatching

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    I will post a pic tomorrow of them crowing. Friends with chickens have been over and are sure they are hens...but who knows!
     

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