Video of Possible Young Roo's?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cheeptrick, Aug 29, 2007.

  1. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire

    Ok...here is a Youtube video of what I'm wondering is the beginnings of crowing? Any ideas?
     
  2. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'ts really hard to tell but I dont think you have any roosters at all, just happy healthy singing hens
     
  3. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire
    I don't think I have any either...just hoping!
    Didn't think they'd be that good at sexing!
    Thank you for your response!
    They definitely were very happy...I just gave them 2 bags of shredded CABOT cheese! [​IMG]
     
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  4. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    "what do you have there?" "a chicken!" [​IMG] SO CUTE!!!

    All I heard was a bunch of girls doing that crazy frog crocking noise they like to do so much. How old are they? I think you have a bunch of girls. They look big enough to where if you had a roo, he'd be crowing before now.
     
  5. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Sounds like girls getting near laying age to me. Didn't see a single roo in that bunch there and if you had one, he'd be doing big crows by now I'd think.
     
  6. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire
    24~19.5 week old EE's. I don't have a roo to compare with...so I keep hoping maybe ONE will end up a roo! Amazing that MM actually sexed them right...I watched a video from Dirty Jobs and saw how they were sexing them! EEWWWUCK!
    I'm going to have a ton of eggs....going to have to buy another FRIG! [​IMG]
     
  7. JackieK318

    JackieK318 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep. A whole lot of girl noises.

    Your chickens are so good with your daughter! Mine run from me, but love my daughter (probably because she's 'their size' - 2 yrs).
     
  8. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire
    This dd is #3 girl...chicken whisperer. They let her pick them up all the time...when my older dd's try to pick one up the chickens squawk like crazy! My 3 year old is a true chicken whisperer...I swear. They are so kind to her and run from us!
    She's starting preschool next week...going to cry like a baby I am! [​IMG]
     
  9. peepkeeper

    peepkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hens make the same noises, it's just hen chit chat. I didn't hear any crowing. That little girl was the cutest thing ever! "A chicken!" What a doll. [​IMG]
     
  10. Smitty's Farm

    Smitty's Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 24, 2007
    St Clair County, Il
    What a cool way to share video online. I have to admit that I was scarred to open it after the vent shot...thought you'd moved to making chicken porn. Just kidding! You have such a nice flock. They are sooooo cute and your daughter is adorable. I can tell that you and your family are really enjoying your chics.
     

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