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WHen do li'l Roos start crowing??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Momagain1, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Songster

    Feb 13, 2011
    Central IL
    please oh please tell me I just have one that is faking lol...

    they are supposed to be females lol...
    one just kinda crowed a dead chicken crow lol..but we arent sure
    if it was a long CLUUCK or something...

    I think they are 3-4 wks yesterday..I cant remember lol

    isnt that too early??

  2. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

    Feb 20, 2011
    Yes, that's to early. They start crowing around... hmmm 5-7 months
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks &amp; Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Nope, not too early. I had one crow at 10 weeks (the alpha), his brother at 15 weeks. The infamous Impy crowed at 2 weeks old.
  4. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    I had a Sebright that crowed at 3weeks. Sounded like someone squeezing the air out of a balloon and making it squeel.

    Then again, I have 2 EE's that are about 16 weeks and they still peep! [​IMG]
  5. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

    Feb 20, 2011
    Oh wow those are early times ahah sorry didn't know [​IMG]
  6. Higins00

    Higins00 Songster

    Nov 19, 2008
    Well, it's not really a crow but more of a throat squeak. I had one do it at 3 weeks also. Did it a couple times that day and then stopped for a week. Started up again and same thing.
  7. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

    Jul 7, 2007
    Middle TN
    I had one especially manly chick start up around 4 weeks. It was a funny little sound at first. Very squeaky and pitiful. HA! He finally got the hang of it and turned out ot be a great crower. Most wait until they are mature, but every now and then you have a little go-getter that likes to practice early.

    I LOVE the early crows no matter what the age. They are so pitiful! I know my neighbors all think I'm crazy as I make encouraging comments to my boys as they practice. [​IMG]

  8. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    I have a little Mille Fleur Cochin chick who started crowing at just about 2 weeks. Sounded like someone was skinning him alive. He then moved on to picking on the other chicks.

    He now, at 3 weeks of age, will try and call hens when he finds a treat! We call him Brooder Bully [​IMG]
  9. begbfg

    begbfg Barnyard Beckie

    Feb 11, 2011
    Roxboro, NC
    Quote:That's so sweet! I'll probably end up doing the same! [​IMG]
  10. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Songster

    Feb 13, 2011
    Central IL
    haha...I don tthink I'll encourage mine to crow anytime soon...
    they are in the attached garage; door to garage from house...open lolol...

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