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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

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    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?
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    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

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    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

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  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    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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