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How early can roosters start crowing?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jenniferlamar70, May 31, 2016.

  1. jenniferlamar70

    jenniferlamar70 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 6 week polish bantam rooster. I heard him crow this morning. Is he just crowing early or is this normal? Thanks. :)
     
  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    An early bloomer....
     
  3. jenniferlamar70

    jenniferlamar70 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks. It suprised me.and I didn't know what he was doing at first lol. Sounded pitchy at first but then I could tell lol
     
  4. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Chillin' With My Peeps

    So cool! Waiting to hear my first crow. I have a Lav Ameraucana I am pretty sure is a boy, 7 weeks old now.
     
  5. jenniferlamar70

    jenniferlamar70 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Everything I read online said they usually start around 4 months old. I was quite shocked. He is pretty developed though. He has huge wattles lok and he acts very roosterish already. Being a tiny bantam it's pretty funny lol. :) hope you hear yours soon. :)
     
  6. Folly's place

    Folly's place Overrun With Chickens

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    It depends on breed and individual differences. My earliest ever was a little Fayoumi cockrel, just starting to grow hackle feathers, and 28 days old! Too cute!!! Mary
     
  7. CluckerCottage

    CluckerCottage Chillin' With My Peeps

    My now 8 week old white leghorn roo started crowing a couple of weeks ago and he's getting pretty good at it now!
     
  8. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Chillin' With My Peeps

    Too funny!
     
  9. gemma24

    gemma24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    our rooster started crowing when he was 3 weeks old!!![​IMG]
     
  10. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    A really early bloomer!
     

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