Is This Normal ?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by quailmale, May 25, 2011.

  1. quailmale

    quailmale Chillin' With My Peeps

    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
     
  2. joe125

    joe125 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 20, 2010
    Sounds normal to me [​IMG]

    No coturnix crow shall go unanswered! No matter what the time of night, day or morning.
     
  3. Ga.chickenman

    Ga.chickenman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't know if it's normal, but it happens around here all night. [​IMG]
     
  4. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    and here too .....but it's only my single males that do it.All the roo/hen groups are quiet all the time.
     
  5. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    THEY ALL CROW 24/7/365 AND AS JOES STATES... NO CROW SHALL GO UNANSWERED... OFTEN LEADING TO THE 3:45AM CROWATHON! [​IMG]
     
  6. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    When one crows, another one goes, and another, and soon enough there is a crow contest [​IMG]
     
  7. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    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 [​IMG]
     
  8. quailmale

    quailmale Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 [​IMG]
     
  9. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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.
     
  10. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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