Hurt chicken or first crows??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by JakRat, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. JakRat

    JakRat Songster

    Apr 22, 2009
    The past few days I have heard a weird squabble or cry from one of my chickens... when I go out there everything is fine and I cannot pin point who it is. Could this be my little rooster trying to crow????
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Crowing

    Oct 31, 2008
    West Michigan
    My Coop
    They can sound pretty pitiful when they first start trying to crow, so I bet you are right.
  3. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    Yeah...when my 2nd roo tried crowing the first few times, it sounded like someone had cut his throat! Didn't take long till he got it right though...if only there was a way to stop him & the neighbor's roo from having their daily crowing contest!
  4. welasharon

    welasharon Songster

    Jun 28, 2010
    North Florida
    Mine sounds like a goose with a kazoo stuck in his throat....I really hope he gets better at it. The other roos don't even crow back it is so bad...they just kinda growl and look away.
  5. JakRat

    JakRat Songster

    Apr 22, 2009
    Lol! Yes it is him trying to crow!!! I just caught him and it was so pathetically cute.
  6. JakRat

    JakRat Songster

    Apr 22, 2009
    ok he is being super pathetic! Should I go out there and make rooster sounds??? Or download a rooster crowing???? my neighbors are going to think I am crazy [​IMG]
  7. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    Oh yeah! When they first try to crow, it can be very pitiful sounding! Kind of a ridiculous squeaky sound.

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