Keeping my rooster!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ashrich6, Oct 21, 2016.

  1. ashrich6

    ashrich6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey everyone,

    I got 2 new chicks this summer. 1 Silkie and 1 Ameraucana and they are best friends! The Silkie started to crow 4 mornings ago. We are planning on keeping him because he is so sweet and actually a big wimp. I also have 3, 2 year old Buff Orpington hens. He only crows in the morning at 7:30 on the dot but after the Buffs come out, he stops and doesn't make a peep the rest of the day. He is twice as small as the Buffs and seems scared of them haha. I just wanted to post and get any advice rooster owners have. Also, is it common for him just to crow in the morning?
     
  2. BantamBonzo

    BantamBonzo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All I can say is lucky! Lol my silkie, Captain Hook, really really likes to hear himself. But my other half says at least he won't be late for work :)
     

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