Learning to crow.....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by norcal, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. norcal

    norcal Songster

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    I heard this godawful noise, but blew it off as the neighbors down the hill. Then heard it again, went out onto the deck to investigate and heard it a 3rd time coming from my BR rooster (the cooped one, the other is free range, as they don't get along). He is LEARNING to crow. It really was a terrible sound. I hope he gets it right. [​IMG]

    Sounded like baarrarrarwoo. [​IMG]

    RooRoo (Bachelor Boy) still hasn't crowed yet.


    I am thinking we put the coop too close to the neighbors place, I'm not sure where his house is down the hill, but I'd say about 50 yrds maybe? [​IMG]

    I do want babies that I don't have to pay for, for fryers - so I don't want to cull them. ??
     
  2. mrbstephens

    mrbstephens Songster

    How old is your rooster? I have a partridge rock who is 11 weeks and no crow yet.
     
  3. jus1jack

    jus1jack Critically Endangered

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    I know what you mean. I have 6 roos all learning at the same time.
    Sometimes I get 3 or 4 going off together. I cant seem to make my mind up yet as to the one I will keep...
     
  4. norcal

    norcal Songster

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    Quote:Approx. 11 weeks and 2 days. [​IMG]

    He sounded horrible. Hormones I guess, he's going through that awkward teenage boy voice change. [​IMG]

    It's funny, but I did only hear it those 3 times.
     
  5. wefroggy

    wefroggy Songster

    My roos are going on 15 weeks and still no crows, well the EF started several weeks ago, but nothing from the RIR or DE's.
     
  6. norcal

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    I haven't heard anything since yesterday morning, I guess it's a slow process? [​IMG]
     
  7. norcal

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    Quote:If I were you, I'd be taking notes, trying to find the quietest one. [​IMG]
     
  8. Renee'

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    My rooster didn't start crowing until he was 5 1/2 months old.
     
  9. bantyhen'sfriend

    bantyhen'sfriend Songster

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    Whooowe! Rosters learning how to crow! Mine sounds like aaAAAcuck-goo! Really nasty, like someone's trying to strangle him, or something [​IMG]! Not so with my bantam; he pretty much started off sounding OK.
     

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