my roo wont crow

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Lespaul0738, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. Lespaul0738

    Lespaul0738 In the Brooder

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    he is a 5 month old new hamshire roo and id kinda like to know when or why he isent crowing, is it because he is tame or what?
     

  2. bigspringshatchery

    bigspringshatchery Songster

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    I just got rid of two RIR Roos that were like this. One would crow every and then and one was very quiet. And they were like 7 to 8 months. But then my ole RIR roo never shuts up. Every roo might be different. Maybe if he heard another rooster crow he would start.
     
  3. Jasmine1998

    Jasmine1998 Songster

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    Congrats! One of mine won't shut up..he crows pretty much any time of the day. Consider yourself lucky.
     
  4. peterlund

    peterlund Songster

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    And the problem is??? [​IMG]

    Maybe you should breed him. Us Urban chicken owners are waiting for a crow-less roo...
     

  5. chics in the sun

    chics in the sun Songster

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    Seriously - I'll take him if you don't want him. Maybe you should start a breeding project with him. Sell them to urban chicken people like me that can't have roosters. Nobody would ever know I have one if it didn't crow!!
     
  6. bigspringshatchery

    bigspringshatchery Songster

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    Quote:I didn't get rid of them bc they didn't crow. I missed worded that. Someone jus wanted em. But like everyone is saying once he starts he might not shut up. I hear mine some mornings at midnight to 2am if I'll still up.
     
  7. Lespaul0738

    Lespaul0738 In the Brooder

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    i just like the sound of a roosters crow is all, lol, and i think it is because hes never heard another rooster crow
     

  8. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Songster

    Quote:You may be right... they do need to learn how to do this... my very first 2 chicks (bought at a flea market and were, of course, roos) learned to crow from a pheasant down at the creek... they had a pheasant crow.
     

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