She's Crowing?!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chiclet, Jan 9, 2012.

  1. chiclet

    chiclet Out Of The Brooder

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    http://youtu.be/V62mQghjQFI

    What
    is happening with my sweet little Sparkle? She's been laying for about 18 months now, and this started today?!

    I dont know how to turn the video. Just 'cock' your head to the right...
     
  2. donnavee

    donnavee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, that is pretty weird. Is she #1 in the pecking order? I have read that sometimes the top hen in an all female flock will start crowing and even grow some little spurs.
     
  3. violetsky

    violetsky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hormone problem???
     
  4. chiclet

    chiclet Out Of The Brooder

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    She's second in command. At least, that's what she's always been....
     
  5. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had a crowing female hen. We had to return her to the farm. She was a mean one, too, adn most DEFINITALLY a hen. She was full grown, and laying eggs .
     
  6. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is hilarious. [​IMG] I have had a crowing hen before, but I never could catch her on video. What breed is Sparkle? She sounds like a bantam rooster crowing.
     
  7. rcentner

    rcentner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    could it be a hermaphrodite?
     
  8. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Cowgirl75446 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use to have a White Crested Blue Polish hen that crowed. She sounded like a young rooster crowing, I sold her this summer. I warned the lady that bought her, that she crowed. [​IMG]
     
  10. chiclet

    chiclet Out Of The Brooder

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    She's a bantam Old English. She comes into my office with me on cold or wet days, and just sits at my desk. Never causes trouble; Alwaysa wants lovin'. .. Is there something i should do?
     

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