Lady Gaga started crowing - Black Australorp

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by basmith24, Aug 9, 2011.

  1. basmith24

    basmith24 New Egg

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    Lady Gaga, currently 10 weeks old, is a spunky little chicken. [Insert gender neutral pronoun] has always been independent and generally odd. Recently Gaga has started making horrendous noises in the morning. Its not quite a cockle-doodle-do more like a "baaaallllk". We've always questioned the gender, but I'm having a hard time making the call - as we live in an urban environment and it'd be a challenge to keep a roo.

    (S)He has a pronounced comb, and its mighty red, much more so than all her/his coop-mates, although it's hard to compare as we don't have any more Black Australorps in the flock. Saddle feathers don't seem pointy though, and I've heard that a sure sign. I've also read hens often crow in the absence of a rooster, so I don't want to immediately classify the "crowing" Let me know what you think.

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    Note Legs [​IMG]

    Sitting [​IMG]

    Saddle Feathers [​IMG]

    And obviously way too cute to get rid of! [​IMG]
     
  2. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster - definetely. Very cute though [​IMG]
     
  3. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  4. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    Mr. [​IMG] Gaga [​IMG]
     
  5. melloladies

    melloladies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You don't by chance live in Melbourne nextdoor to Heather, do you?? What are the odds there are two suddenly roosters named Lady Gaga?
    Hello from Merritt Island!!
     
  6. basmith24

    basmith24 New Egg

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    Well I actually live in Colorado, but Lady Gaga is a good strong name [​IMG]. Especially for a hen... [​IMG].
     
  7. melloladies

    melloladies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Omigoodness. That is too funny! Well then. I stand corrected!
     
  8. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he probably wouldn't sound that far off the real one anyway....
     
  9. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    Lady Gaga started crowing

    It would be just like her.
     

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