My Roo Doesn't Crow

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Shannonwbl, Dec 6, 2009.

  1. Shannonwbl

    Shannonwbl Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a mid March '09 hatched cochin roo that has not crowed. Is this unusual for a cochin?
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    You are SOOOOO blessed.

    If you breed him and he has offspring that also don't crow, you have yourself a money maker!
     
  3. Shannonwbl

    Shannonwbl Chillin' With My Peeps

    I know most people would LOVE a silent roo, but I am bummed. We have only had hens and I was looking forward to the "ambiance". My hubby says with 12 hens to take care of he can't get a word in edgewise [​IMG] !
     
  4. BorderKelpie

    BorderKelpie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not fair, I have a blue cochin roo still in the brooder that is practicing his (pitiful) crow already! Little Tyrant.
    If yours doesn't crow, I want some of his offspring. Please

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Serious, if he's fertile and produces offspring that don't crow... you have a real money maker there. Could be a new gene!
     
  6. Shannonwbl

    Shannonwbl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Only time will tell on the crowing. I try to teach him by example on occasion, but he just walks away. I am sure laughing. I actually wondered if he was mute, but he does "churtle".

    I don't have any cochin hens so any offspring would be "mutts", but I may have to loan him out for breeding. I am sure he would be happy to cooperate!
     
  7. SC_Hugh

    SC_Hugh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:My Blue Cochin was hatched on May 5th, then officially first crowed on Oct 5th and I thought that was a long time...

    Little Ricky crowing in the backyard: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIsQzuvMIMI

    Please
    post up a pic of your rooster,

    --Hughster
     
  8. catdaddyfro

    catdaddyfro Overrun With Chickens

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    I have a BR roo that I purchased at a feed store in April around Easter so that makes him 8 mos. old and yesterday evening I heard him crow for the first time ever . He crowed twice and not a peep since then. Boy, was it horrible though. If that's the best he can do I hope he stays quiet from now on. [​IMG]

    catdaddy
     
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2009
  9. cook_kaka_ook

    cook_kaka_ook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! I would love to have one like him. One of a kind.
     
  10. gsim

    gsim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Shannonwbl,

    Please, please, please post a short video of you teaching him to crow. Please !!!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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