STRANGE NOISES FROM 8WK OLDS

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 3forfree, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. 3forfree

    3forfree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feeding the birds this morning I heard the strangest sounds yet from the coop. Couldn't see which one was doing it, but guessed it to be one of the roosters. I think he's finding his voice. Sounded more like a death moan than a crow, but I'm sure it will get better. I suspect that I have 3 roosters of the nine in the coop, so I'll have to pay more attention to what's going on.
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Ah, a new cockerels first crows. I don't think anyone who keeps a rooster will ever forget that sound. Some of my boys sounded like someone was literally choking them to death when they first started! He'll get better, and will be singing sweet tunes before you know it!
    Nikki
     
  3. LoveNewChicks

    LoveNewChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] yep!
    my rooster started crowing at 21 weeks (pretty old!)
    I thought he way dying!
    he sounded normal in about 1 month
     
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2013
  4. happybooker1

    happybooker1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The other morning it was still dark when I left for work. As I opened the back door I heard a noise that I assumed was one of my puppies (I have a litter of Shih Tzus) being slowly killed by one of the other dogs. It was HORRIBLE!

    I ran outside and the pups were all sound asleep in the crate. I finally figured out it was one of my roosters finding his voice. Hasn't happened again that I can tell! They are about 3 months old now.
     
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2013
  5. 831chickens

    831chickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Our little Silkie Roo is a year old and still sounds like he is in pain LOL
     
  6. 3forfree

    3forfree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    same one still moaning.
     

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