Rooster or Hen?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Lady EE, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. Lady EE

    Lady EE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,



    One of my 21 wk Sussex has begun to act strangely. It's crowing, but has only started recently. We have another rooster the same age, but it's been crowing for a long time. Roo or Hen?
     
  2. myhubbycallsmechickeemama

    myhubbycallsmechickeemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A picture would be helpful. [​IMG]
     
  3. farmdude

    farmdude Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. myhubbycallsmechickeemama

    myhubbycallsmechickeemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ???? Why is that so funny? Have you never heard a hen make a crowing sound?
     
  5. farmdude

    farmdude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, [​IMG] no I've never had nor heard of a hen crowing
     
  6. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    post a pic, that would help and yes a hen can crow, it won't sound like a rooster though...lets see that pic and we can really tell
     
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes, a hen CAN crow - but it's usually an older hen. At 20 weeks if it's crowing, I'm betting on rooster. A side view picture could confirm this.
     

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