One of my young roos CROWED!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Emilys3guppies, Oct 14, 2009.

  1. Emilys3guppies

    Emilys3guppies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL! It was HILARIOUS! It scared the living bejeebus out of the other birds, who all jumped out of his way.

    So, I have two boys in my baby pen with a single young hen. They are 5 weeks old now...at what point will I need to seperate them?
     
  2. The Chicken People

    The Chicken People Chillin' With My Peeps

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    probably good for a few more weeks!
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:WHEN THE FEATHERS START TO FLY! OR MORE LIKELY START TO DISAPPEAR ON 1'S HEAD IN A RAPID FASHION.... LOL
     
  4. lagpmgdsls

    lagpmgdsls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would seperate now. My very first hatch resulted in the same ratio and at about 5 weeks , the 2 roosters fought and one ended up dead.
     
  5. Emilys3guppies

    Emilys3guppies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:WHEN THE FEATHERS START TO FLY! OR MORE LIKELY START TO DISAPPEAR ON 1'S HEAD IN A RAPID FASHION.... LOL

    You're so helpful!! [​IMG] You remind me of my brother, who is away from Canada and in England right now. Thanks for the quirky sense of humour that I miss.

    Well, they're both crowing up a storm now! My cage of hens has started 'singing' now too after two months of eery silence...I'm assuming they're excited at the prospect of a mate? LOL. They sound like a combo of quiet frogs and crickets.

    At the advice of the above posters I have decided to seperate the males before it's too late. No need for casualties when I have the facilities. [​IMG]
     
  6. Plain_View_Farm

    Plain_View_Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think the first time they crow they scare themselves as much as it does the other birds. I know I was like "What was THAT??" LoL

    David
     

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