my rooster does not crow

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SonyaCele, Aug 14, 2016.

  1. SonyaCele

    SonyaCele New Egg

    Sep 7, 2012
    is this some weird freak of nature or something common ? He was supposed to be a hen. But he/she is all shiny and has a big comb and wattle. He has no spurs, and isn't aggressive. And i was expecting him to be a hen until i saw him today mount on of the girls I have never heard him crow, not once. Not even that teenage awkward growling sound. He's about 6 months old. All my other rooster were crowing after a couple months. He was supposed to be a Welsummer, but he's got feathers on his feet. I have two other roosters, neither is super dominant, both are just docile guys. I've had tons of roosters but never ever had one that hasn't made a single peep. I'd say he's mature , since he's mounting the hens ?

  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    Don't worry he will crow eventually. At 6 months old, he's still a cockerel, and not a mature rooster yet.
  3. ThePoultryLife

    ThePoultryLife New Egg

    Jul 18, 2016
    He will eventually Crow like said above - some roosters crow as chicks and others wont crow until they're over a year old! It varies from rooster to rooster.

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