rooster crowing?

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  1. packinaglock

    packinaglock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    at what age does a rooster start to crow? I bought a 15 week old roo for my girls. I thought he would be crowing up a storm by now but not a peep. btw it's a RIR if that makes a differnce
     
  2. ChandlersChickens

    ChandlersChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sure it depends on the breed. I had a white leghorn and he crowed at 5 weeks. [​IMG]
     
  3. RooptyDoo

    RooptyDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a RIR and he didnt start crowing till he was about 19 weeks. The first time he crowed it was horrible, but after a week he sounded like a normal rooster [​IMG] . I would give him a few more weeks he should be crowing soon [​IMG]
     
  4. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    Our EE crowed at 9 weeks old.
     
  5. rizq

    rizq Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our light brahmas didn't start crowing until they were almost 4 months old. They still don't crow much (they are only about 4.5 months now, I think) and still sound like they have sore throats, lol.
     
  6. skeeter

    skeeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a roo that is over 8 months and he never has crowed
     
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Roos can start crowing when they are a couple weeks or even days old. Or they could wait till they are 8 months old or older. It's very individual.
     
  8. rufus

    rufus Overrun With Chickens

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    Rooster will start crowing as soon as the city inspector shows up.

    Rufus
     
  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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