Is this true about bantam roosters?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by FloridaChickenChick, May 25, 2008.

  1. I fell in love with a little bantam hen yesterday, but she was only being sold as part of a pair. I do not want a rooster, only because I don't want the crowing disturbing my neighbors, who have always been great and I want to keep it that way.

    The owner told me bantams don't crow as much and not as loud as standards. Is this true?

    I never thought I wanted bantams but this little hen was adorable. <sigh> I think I've lost my mind. [​IMG]
  2. alex

    alex Songster

    Jul 1, 2007
    Well thats true to some...but, my silkie roos, when i had them crowed alot. Like every 5 min.
  3. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

    May 6, 2007
    Columbia Gorge, OR
    The crow and crow and crow.... I finally ate mine [​IMG]
  4. Quote:I think that answers my question. Darn!

    On behalf of my neighbors, thank you!
  5. dacjohns

    dacjohns People Cracker Upper

    The bantam rooster I have crows some, a sickly sounding crow. Since the big rooster has beat him up so much he doesn't crow as much. I wouldn't recommend that as means of stopping crowing.
  6. Frizzledhen

    Frizzledhen Spear Gunnin' Coons

    Feb 17, 2007
    I'd give the little guy a chance. Some crow a lot and some crow a little, some are loud and some not so loud. Mine crow more when they are in the barn than when outside. My neighbors say they never here my roosters crow. If he becomes a problem, then find him a home.
  7. thechickman04

    thechickman04 Songster

    Feb 22, 2008
    Cumming, Georgia
    mine crow alot but its not very loud
  8. jakmallex

    jakmallex Songster

    Mar 19, 2008
    Mine crows all day. It's not quiet either. He gets threatened with going into the crock pot every day.
  9. DTchickens

    DTchickens Crowing

    Mar 23, 2008
    Bailey, Mississippi.
    I've found my OEGB.. Crows a bit more then my Other roosters i believe. but he isn't that loud really. so maybe if you kind of.. .Kept him in a muffled pen or something. the crowing wouldn't bother them?
  10. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Songster

    Apr 8, 2007
    depends ont eh personality of the roo...mine barely crows and it isnt to loujd. He is my only roo right now........he has been around other roos who crow all day but he has stayed consistent.

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