not ONE crow from any of them, but already trying to do the deed O_o

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Ducklove334, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. Ducklove334

    Ducklove334 Off to another pond

    Nov 4, 2008
    Virginia
    I have my 5 little almost-5-month-old naked neck cockerels, well not ONE has crowed yet, not a single peep of a crow [​IMG], BUT today I witnessed one of them, the SMALLEST, trying to mount one of the hens today [​IMG]...and is that normal???, I knew they were coming of age..but still, i wanted them to proclaim thier manlyness in loud annoying crows first! [​IMG]
     
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  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    hmmm, I guess anything's possible. My original alpha roo proclaimed his manliness the same week he started trying to mate the pullets. Maybe yours will start soon.
     
  3. freddy22

    freddy22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    give them time.....puberty hits in different places at different times....give him time and he should start crowing unless he is a mute..lol....it is not uncommon for that to happen
     

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