I have a few roosters but none of them crow---why?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chicken_angler, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    I have a few roosters and Im sure of that but none of them crow. I remember when I had my millie fleurs a while ago and they were hilarious when crowing. Is there something that they eat that makes them crow and am I just not giving it to them?

    i know i sound dumb at this but I am just puzzled!

    Thanks!

    Cody!!
     
  2. Fancie

    Fancie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how old are they?? What time do you wake up..... I thought I finally got a quite rooster... till my neibor asked me how many roosters I have... He crows alot.... just it is before I wake up.... lol
     
  3. soctippy

    soctippy Out Of The Brooder

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    how old are they?
    do you have any hens?
     
  4. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    I have a few older ones and a few younger ones. I have a good 9 hens. That would mean I have 2 younger roos and 1 older one. I also have a male guinea.

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  5. bigzio

    bigzio Overrun With Chickens

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    Depends on the breeds too. Some breeds like brahmas take 6 months or longer before they sound off.

    ~ bigzio
     
  6. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    Well I know my one older rooster has no energy left in him so he cant crow but the rest are going to be a year old on thursday of this week!

    Cody!!
     
  7. okiehen

    okiehen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2007
    Oklahoma
    Go out on the back porch flap your wings (arms) popping your sides and let out a big cock a doddle doo ( crow) do this 4 or 5 times a day. They be crowing in no time.
    No joke it works people might think you lost it.
    All roosters will crow if they hear another rooster crow.
     
  8. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    Okay I am definitely NOT going to do that.

    Well I dont have a porch and all of the highway I live on would see me and think im a goof! lol Jk

    The coop is pretty far away from the house so They cant see me flapping my wings.

    Cody!!
     
  9. okiehen

    okiehen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2007
    Oklahoma
    Cody, play this for them.



    Lots of roosters crowing videos on there.
     
  10. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    haha good idea. But now how would I get that to play out in the coop?

    Cody!!
     

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