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need to know if this is a rooster or not???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by nicokl502, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. nicokl502

    nicokl502 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 3, 2010
    Kansas City Mo
    ok so i know i have posted this a lot but tonight i let my chickens out in my yard and ran to the store and when i came back they where making this noise it was too loud for where i live , it was my 3 bigger ones that where making it, and just want to make sure they are not rooster because i can't have any where i live, if they aren't boys what would have made them make that noise??? i did have my pet bird outside in her cage and she can make all kinda of noise and maybe it freak them out or something ??? hope you guys can help and let me thanks
    the black one in this picture is one i am asking about
    the two brown ones
    this is all the pictures i have of them,

    could it have been there egg song this late at night??? or do you think something scared them so bad , i wish i was outside so i could have know
  2. Nonny

    Nonny Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2011
    Brisbane, Australia
    I can't see any roosters in those pics, but I know the egg song sounds like the predator alert to me. My girls will kick up that sort of noise if my cat is in the yard (he chases them).
  3. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 22, 2007
    Morganton, NC
    All girls.

  4. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2011
    Central IL
    how old? did I miss that?

    Looks like hens to me..
  5. nicokl502

    nicokl502 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 3, 2010
    Kansas City Mo
    5 1/2 months old and i think it may be a egg song or something must have freaked them out !!!!
  6. Featherland26

    Featherland26 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2011
    They are girls, looks like young ones in/coming into point of lay
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    They are pullets about to start laying. The vocalizations will increase, It's normal chicken behavior.
  8. nicokl502

    nicokl502 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 3, 2010
    Kansas City Mo
    ok thanks i just wasn't sure
  9. pinkwindsong

    pinkwindsong Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2011
    Laurens SC
    yeah all girls .. stop stressing and have fun with them..

  10. chickengrandma

    chickengrandma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 3, 2009
    I have a girl silkie that is a LOUD mouth. We can hear her in the house with all the windows closed. She is way louder then any rooster would be. Thankfully the neighbors think that they sound cool (since we live in town).

    And, it is not the egg song or the alert call (scared) - it is because she likes to hear her own voice. Silly girl![​IMG]

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