Holy Feather — did “she” crow?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Meggymojo, Sep 15, 2018.

  1. Meggymojo

    Meggymojo In the Brooder

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    Hey everyone,

    It’s been a bit since I’ve asked any questions, as I seemed to have everything figured out, well, gender wise. That was until 2 days ago our Alpha Light Brahma Pullet, started making a starting sound. Now, I know that chickens can also crow, but I thought I would check this out with you all. I’ll update a photo of “her”. Maeve is so sweet, we’d hate to see her go, but we are not zoned for Roosters, so we need to know.

    Also, is she is indeed a Pullet — do you know how often they crow? Does it become a daily occurrence? I just don’t want to have upset neighbors either.

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  2. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crowing

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    How old is it? The comb and wattles are mighty big and mighty red, so if it is under 16 weeks or so, then probably a cockerel. I see no indications of a cockerel in the hackle so far, but it would be good to post a side profile picture that includes the bird's back, saddle, and tail feathers.

    If it is a pullet and she is crowing, I suppose it varies how much they will do it. The hens I had that crowed didn't do it often, and the crow was kind of weak compared to a rooster's. But other people may have had different experiences in this area, so other opinions will be of value.
     
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  3. I know this is asides the point, But with all due respect, Roosters are chickens.
     
  4. littleprairieheartsfarm

    littleprairieheartsfarm Free Ranging

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    Age, and picture of saddle feathers?
     
  5. Birds of a Feather

    Birds of a Feather Songster

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    How old is it?
     
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  6. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Enabler Premium Member

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    If this is the Brahma chick from your intro thread I will say she's a he.

    Yes the males crow often enough to annoy neighbors.Ye

    Not just Brahma males but all roosters can be quite annoying to non chicken people.
     
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  7. Meggymojo

    Meggymojo In the Brooder

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    Lol, yes indeed I know this. I was referring to them more colloquially.
     
  8. Meggymojo

    Meggymojo In the Brooder

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    About 16-17 weeks. Give or take a week.
     
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  9. TheYLWFlock

    TheYLWFlock Songster

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    I’d say probably a cockerel based off of the comb and wattles but could you please post a side profile picture?
     
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  10. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Crowing

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    We need a full body shot to tell.
     
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