My hen sounds like a Rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Hen--rietta, Dec 17, 2014.

  1. Hen--rietta

    Hen--rietta New Egg

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    Hens or Roosters? I thought I was given hens and now I don't know what to do! One has started cock a doodle doing!! They are my pets.. haiku hawaii [​IMG]
     
  2. Hen--rietta

    Hen--rietta New Egg

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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Your hen does not sound like a rooster, but your young rooster sounds like one. Sorry, that's all boy.
     
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  4. K Spot

    K Spot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, but that's a rooster
     
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  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    He's a rooster for sure. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  6. BubbaLikesIt

    BubbaLikesIt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To see if he is a rooster you gotta lift his tail up...........
     
  7. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Both are cockerels.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely a rooster.
     
  9. Hen--rietta

    Hen--rietta New Egg

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    Not surprised! We have been trying a few different things go to make them quiet. Even brought them in the house last night to sleep in a small area with wood shavings. They slept in- not a peep out of them this morning. I wonder if we train them not to crow at this age will they develop as they get even older.
     
  10. The Colonel

    The Colonel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both cockerels, and they will crow regardless of training.
     

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