Is there anyway to get a cockerel to start crowing? Just wondering

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Joecola123, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. Joecola123

    Joecola123 In the Brooder

    Aug 1, 2009
    Hello i have a silver laced cochin cockerel who is about 13-14 weeks old and still not crowing i wanted to see if there is any way i can get him to crow to prove to my family that he is really a boy. They are in denile lol
  2. shawnm2639

    shawnm2639 Songster

    Apr 13, 2009
    Woodlake Ca
    Oh how cute..most threads I have read are how to get them to STOP crowing. Cant answer though..sorry [​IMG]
  3. jprinc44

    jprinc44 In the Brooder

    Nov 29, 2008
    south-central Va.
    mine usually start when they hear another one crow- some at a very young age- if you don't have another roo- try making crowing noises to them- it may encourage them to start- as previously posted- most people are trying to figure out how to make them NOT crow-lol good luck! Janet
  4. hikerchick

    hikerchick Songster

    Apr 6, 2009
    Dover, PA
    I agree that crowing at them makes them crow. My boys can't stand to let me outdo them.

    Not that I am speaking from personal experience, of course.....[​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 7, 2009
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Find you a rooster crowing ringtone for a cell phone.
    I play one whenever I want to mess with my roo's head. I let him hear it, but not see me. Drives him crazy crowing! [​IMG]
    (yes, I have wayyyyyy too much time on my hands! [​IMG] )
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

  7. shanonspeeps

    shanonspeeps In the Brooder

    Jul 29, 2009
    Roll Tide Country
    Quote:This is exactly what I did with my roo. He'd cock his head to the side and then shake himself and let out a croak!!! It was soo funny!! But it worked!!! Then he went and got himself eaten by a predator that same week! Made me so mad!

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