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Rooster stopped crowing and now just squeaks??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sarabrad, Jan 14, 2016.

  1. sarabrad

    sarabrad New Egg

    Sep 23, 2015
    Akron, OH
    Hello, I'm new to raising chickens. I have a 18 week old rooster that crowed a lot but today he hasn't crowed but squeaks instead. I can't see any other symptoms. Any suggestions?
    I tried to attach a video, hope you can view it. Thanks for any help. Sara
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    I'm far from an expert, but maybe he has a throat infection or some kind of embolism that is preventing him from using his crowing apparatus effectively? Bet your neighbours are happy either way! :D

  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    The video says that it is private. Maybe your rooster is getting ready to crow, and is just figuring it out.

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