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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by roosterlover12, Jan 22, 2016.

  1. roosterlover12

    roosterlover12 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two RIR roosters ones 2 years old and the other is 5 months the older one has been growing but this one ain't even tried
     
  2. JacksFarmNGardn

    JacksFarmNGardn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you mean crowing? Sometimes they don't crow until they are older.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Cockerels usually start crowing from 4-5 months old but sometimes it is considerably longer before they start crowing and on rare occasions it can be nearly a year. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    secondary roosters usually do not crow in the presence of the Alpha roo, because he might beat the stuffings out of him. If your older roo was out of the picture, I'm sure the young one would find his voice.
     
  5. tjo804

    tjo804 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC Roosterlover.

    I agree with DD if the roos are together the younger one may just be staying in his place. There is only ever 1 Alpha at the top.

    Do you have hens as well? or just the roos?
     
  6. N F C

    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

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    Thanks for joining us, it's nice to have you here!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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    ChicknChic Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC! I love roosters too. I wish they laid eggs and didn't attack. I'd have a bunch of them.
     
  9. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     
  10. roosterlover12

    roosterlover12 Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC Roosterlover.

    I agree with DD if the roos are together the younger one may just be staying in his place. There is only ever 1 Alpha at the top.

    Do you have hens as well? or just the roos?
    [/quote yes I have 5 RIR HENs 6 Delaware hens 3 Egyptian fayoumis hens 1 jersey giant 10 buff orpington hens and a black sex-link hen and I have a rooster for every breed I just listed and a few more different breeds
     

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