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What time do your roosters crow?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mamaKate, Oct 25, 2008.

  1. mamaKate

    mamaKate Songster

    Sep 9, 2008
    SE MO
    I saw another thread discussing person's neighbor who was mad about a rooster who crowed at 7 a.m. [​IMG] My guys always started about 3:45. [​IMG]

  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

    Sep 10, 2008
    Lakeland, FL
    Mine starts about 4:30 am and doesn't shut up until he goes to bed at night!
  3. One of my 4 MO roosters just crowed about 5 mins. ago...I really can't figure it out. Its completly dark [​IMG]
  4. lilshadow

    lilshadow Songster

    Jan 8, 2008
    Milaca, MN
    Mine started at about 4 am in the summer, but now that it is getting dark earlier they start at about 6 am, and go most of the day.
  5. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
    always changing
    There is a rooster across the street, I do not have one. Lately he has started crowing about 5am. Occasionally I hear him during the day, but not much. And I have heard roosters crow at 3am, or any time of day or night!!
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

    Nov 18, 2007
    My Coop
    I don't have any Roos's, but some of my neighbors do. For the most part, I hear them early in the morning, but I think light affects them too because it seem later during the colder months and therefore less light. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  7. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Mine crow pretty much anytime they feel like it between first light and twilight.

    I have noticed something about the odd crows in the middle of the night though, everytime one of my roosters crows at night and I've gone out to check on them with my high powered flashlight, I've found an animal passing close by.

    Sometimes its just a cat, dog, or a deer, and sometimes its a coyote, coon or possum, but 100 percent of the time that this has happened since I started paying attention to it there has been an animal close by.

    I have to wonder if they are sending up a warning.

  8. invertaman

    invertaman In the Brooder

    Jul 24, 2008
    ALL day EVERY day! [​IMG]
  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    I never hear mine before 8-9 a.m....sometimes later..i think it cause he's use to being let out of the coop at those times in the morning, never earlier.....so maybe he thinks thats when morning is?...[​IMG]
  10. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Mine crows around 6am and then again whenever another one crows, and then again when he is irritated and then again when he wants something and then again at dusk.

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