Kinda New with Crowing Isa Brown Hen!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by LeonieJane, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. LeonieJane

    LeonieJane Out Of The Brooder

    Hello all,

    I am kinda new here and I have an Isa Brown hen who crows all the time and usually around the same time...Is this normal? I have only 3 hens in total and she is the only one who does it...I though only roosters crowed and she is 100% hen!

    Cheers

    Leonie
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    You know, I have heard other members say they have a hen that crows. It's unusual, but not unheard of. She is probably at the top of the pecking order of your hens, I'll bet. (She's probably the leader.)
     
  3. Cowgirl75446

    Cowgirl75446 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I use to have a White Crested Blue Polish hen that crowed, she did it a lot. I have raised hundreds of chickens and I dare to say she was the only one I have ever had. It is not real common, but it sometimes happens.
     
  4. LeonieJane

    LeonieJane Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks I though it was a bit weird. We started off with 2 hens which hasn't been around roosters before and then we rescued this hen from a farm who was with roosters a lot...I was told that perhaps because she has come from that environment into this one with no roosters that she has taken on the role herself...Like she is gender confused...Could this happen?
     
  5. S&N Livestock

    S&N Livestock Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. vickie2133

    vickie2133 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I myself havent' had any hens crowing but have heard of this. Maybe she is just wanting some attention lol. It is probley because there isn't a rooster in the place. If you got a rooster, I would say she would stop.
     
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  9. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    I have heard others report crowing hens too, glad mine don't!
     

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