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I think my Roo needs some training!! Pics!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Nuggetsowner:), Jul 7, 2008.

  1. Nuggetsowner:)

    Nuggetsowner:) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok this is our new Buff Orp Roo named Rusty. He is about 15 weeks old and we really love him, but... He doesn't act like a roo!! No attempts to crow. He gets bullied by most of the girls. What is going on?? Am I wrong that he should be starting to act more rooish by now. My Silver Spangled Hamburg Roo was crowing by this age.

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  2. Nuggetsowner:)

    Nuggetsowner:) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should he not be crowing ny now!!!
     
  3. Nuggetsowner:)

    Nuggetsowner:) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could anyone tell me if I should worry?!?!?
     
  4. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Just give him time. I would enjoy the quietness while it lasts because if he does start crowing then it will be loud and he'll do it A LOT. Unless you got a lucky one that isn't that bad [​IMG] Just give him time.
     
  5. Fowl-Language

    Fowl-Language Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My rooster took forever to crow; he must have been at least 6 months old. Now he won't stop. Ever.
    You sure have a handsome fella there!
     
  6. OrchardLnFarms

    OrchardLnFarms Out Of The Brooder

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    My 14 week old roo just started crowing this week and all the girls gang up him. So don't worry:)
     
  7. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    Maybe he just doesn't feel the need to assert his
    "roo-ness" yet... give it time. [​IMG] BTW, have you ever heard of "be careful what you wish for?" LOL! [​IMG] [​IMG] (for your roo-to-be!)
     
  8. Nuggetsowner:)

    Nuggetsowner:) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It may sound funny but I miss that sound. [​IMG] We had a beautiful SSH roo and I just loved to hear him crow. We had to rehome him and now we got Rusty by accident. I am hoping things will be different with him and am just alittle anxious.
     
  9. Aspen47591

    Aspen47591 Out Of The Brooder

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    He is a beautiful bird--and your son is darling! We are happily roo-less. At least, so far. I don't know yet if there are any roos in our current Araucana chicks!
     
  10. Jades Chickens

    Jades Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You just have to wait. Orpingtons are slower maturing than some other breeds.
     

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