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Screaming Rooster???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jellyeskimo, Oct 6, 2015.

  1. jellyeskimo

    jellyeskimo Out Of The Brooder

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    My rooster is 9 months old and is very tame and likes to be held it has been starting to scream? Is this normal is it what they do when hey grow up because i have been noticing hes been doing it every so often but non of the other roosters or hens do it. Is this ok?
     
  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Does he do it when you pick him up? If so, its a sign that he is not overly impressed by it! However, one of my hens has just started making similar noise when she sees me, but then she runs to me and wants to be stroked - madness!

    Sounds like you have a well mannered rooster, but do be careful about how you treat them. They have to know that you are the alpha animal around them, otherwise they can turn nasty (not all do, but just a word of caution).

    CT
     
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    I have an occasional rooster who will randomly make a screaming sound, I call it Kung Fu noises, it's quite normal, but not all roosters do it, I think it's a sign of nervousness, or an attempt to feel more manly.
     
  4. jellyeskimo

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    No they just do it randomly, maybe when they see a sparrow or another small bird flyig over them, but yeah thanjs for your word of caution cuz recently one of my other roosters started fighting me so i showed hem whos boss.. u know what i mean XD
    Thanks!

    Jelly
     
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  5. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Ah, well thats a warning to the rest of the flock - even if he's just telling the sparrows etc to get lost. Kinda saying to his girls - "I'm your man - nothing to sweat when I'm around".
     
  6. jellyeskimo

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    Yeah i get really confused whenever i hear it cuz i never knew thy could 'scream' so i sorta panicked
     
  7. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    It's a horrible sound i agree
     
  8. jellyeskimo

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    Even thogh hes the lowest roo in the flock :cd
     
  9. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Maybe he has delusions of grandeur - most men seem to (and i'm one of 'em [​IMG])
     
  10. jellyeskimo

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    :lau geeze dont be so mean to him hes so nice :D ( not in that way)
     

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