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How long before he crows?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by marlene, Dec 28, 2011.

  1. marlene

    marlene Songster

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    I have a 16 week old light sussex cockerel that i heard clucking this morning, is this normal? How long before he crows and starts mating with the hens?
     

  2. SilkieChickenLover336

    SilkieChickenLover336 Songster

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    He shpuld be right around now but some are different and will take longer then others
     
  3. marlene

    marlene Songster

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    From what i have read on byc i knew it wouldn't be long before he started crowing, but it surprised me when i heard him clucking like a hen, i didn't think cockerels clucked.
     

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