Rooster crowing at 11 p.m.?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by NHchicks, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. NHchicks

    NHchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone know why my rooster might be crowing at 11 p.m.? I don't remember him ever doing this before. Could it be because it's chilly out there tonight, or might there be a mouse or something in the coop?
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Yes I'd guess something is bothering him. My roos don't crow at night.

    Some people have roos that do crow at odd hours I have read but if yours doesn't usually do it, I'd say he hears something...maybe a coon?
     
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2012
  3. Indigosands

    Indigosands Chillin' With My Peeps

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    predator. I'd be out there with a light trying to scare it.
     
  4. BrendaJ

    BrendaJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like a warning...
     
  5. NHchicks

    NHchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yikes - thanks all. The coop is super secure, totally bounded in hardware cloth, but something could have been trying to dig in. I'll check closely today.
     

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