Is This Normal ?

quailmale

Songster
8 Years
Mar 4, 2011
173
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Brevard County Florida
My Coturnix have given me their first egg and are now crowing also, question is, is it normal with no extra lighting/dark night for them to crow off and on all night? I've had chickens before that would start at 03:00 but not all night. thanks
 

joe125

Songster
9 Years
Sep 20, 2010
1,163
18
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Sounds normal to me
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No coturnix crow shall go unanswered! No matter what the time of night, day or morning.
 

Wifezilla

Positively Ducky
11 Years
Oct 2, 2008
11,199
156
311
Colorado
The only time I had ridiculous crowing is when I had bachelors in a separate pen. They knew there were females nearby and crowed to them constantly. 2am seemed to be their favorite time to start
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quailmale

Songster
8 Years
Mar 4, 2011
173
3
101
Brevard County Florida
Same answer from 4 or 5 different states.....must be realllll normal. I'm about 2 weeks from culling the extra roo's from this pen. It's not bothersome to me was just wondering. Thanks
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Denninmi

Songster
10 Years
Jul 26, 2009
1,866
35
171
I don't think mine crowed nearly as much back in the dead of winter, between say Thanksgiving and about the first of March. They do it a lot more now.

I'm a little puzzled at all of the people who comment that it is loud. To me, they're tiny little birds with little voices, and it's really not much louder than a cricket or katydid in the summer. I find it very, very pleasant.
 

aprophet

Songster
10 Years
Jan 12, 2010
3,798
43
239
chesapeake Va.
I am not sure why but when the timer turns off the lights they crow for just a bit but stop in about 5 minutes then start back up at daylight about 5 am here
 

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