Singing chicken or is it crowing?(UPDATED W/PICS GIRLS OR BOYS?)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by OHMYCHICKIES, Jun 19, 2008.

  1. OHMYCHICKIES

    OHMYCHICKIES Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 BR girls, or they look like it. Last night one sounded like it was singing, really pretty, could that be crowing? Or when the roo starts to crow, does it sounds like crowing? They are 6 1/2 weeks old.
     
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  2. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

    Mar 31, 2008
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    When my 8 week old roo crowed yesterday (he's gone today to a new home, lol), it was not pretty at all. It was the most awful sound I have ever heard in my life! He sounded like a teenage boy with his voice changing. He was quite proud of it though, lol.

    You could always post pics and see what people think about your chickens. You might be able to get an idea if you have roos or pullets and then you'd know [​IMG]
     
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  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I have a hen, at least one anyhow, that sings. She's done this since she was about 3 weeks old. It's a very pretty, soothing sound.
    When my roos were first learning to crow it was very obnoxious sounding. Like a broken horn. Now that they actually have a "true" crow, I love it. [​IMG]
     
  4. OHMYCHICKIES

    OHMYCHICKIES Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Taylor
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    Shirley
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    Laverne
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    My sweetest one...Halo
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    All four of them together
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    Whatcha think?
     
  5. pinkfeather

    pinkfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They all looks like hens. And the others are right, a roosters first crow isn't pretty. I don't think any one could say a roosters 1st crow sounds like singing. It's more like
    A. a squeaky rocking chair. B. 2 chicks pecking each other.
    C. Something dying. D. Who knows what. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

    Mar 31, 2008
    Philomath, Oregon
    They all look like hens to me too. Now I'm jealous, I want a pretty singing hen [​IMG]
     
  7. OHMYCHICKIES

    OHMYCHICKIES Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you, I was hoping for all hens but started to wonder with the singing. Now I know what to look out for with my other chics, a horrible annoying noise [​IMG]
     

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