Kinda sad, Ollie has lost his crow

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by gritsar, Oct 22, 2010.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    We have grown used to the crowing contests between Impy, our turken cockerel and Ollie, our CX cockerel. These boys can go on for hours. Impy still sounds like a banshee, with a crow that's more like a screech, but Ollie had a fine cockle-doodle-do.
    The other day I noticed that Ollie's crow was getting shorter. Yesterday it was down to just a cockle-doodle; today it's barely a do.
    DH said he's worn out his crower by using it too much, but I feel that he's just gotten so large that he can't get the lung power necessary for a good crow going.
    It's kinda sad. [​IMG]
     
  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    That is sad, poor Ollie.


    If you had a recording of his crow, you could play it for him in place of his own voice. [​IMG]
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:You are really trying to give DH an excuse to have me committed, aren't you? [​IMG]
     
  4. Hillsvale

    Hillsvale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You are really trying to give DH an excuse to have me committed, aren't you? [​IMG]

    Oooh

    this bit would belong on the post about the weirdest thing you do with/for your chickens [​IMG]
     
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  5. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Quote:You are really trying to give DH an excuse to have me committed, aren't you? [​IMG]

    [​IMG]


    Just thinking of poor Ollie and his missing crow. [​IMG]



    Maybe practice with Ollie - getting him to beak-sync with this crow: Make him the long crower of the flock. [​IMG]





    I play this over and over for my gang - no one has extended their crow yet! [​IMG] The first one who does, gets a free pass from freezer camp [​IMG]
     
  6. jettgirl24

    jettgirl24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ha! My boyfriend made a recording of our old BO rooster on his cell phone. He wants to figure out how to make it into a ringtone. LOL. I also caught him cueing it up to play for our new Blue Copper Marans roo.... I quickly ended that idea! That one needs to wait as long as possible (preferably until we move in January) so the neighbors don't kill me [​IMG]
     
  7. dandelionheart

    dandelionheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It'd be funny if you could train him to peck a button to get the recorded crow... [​IMG]
     

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