When do roos begrin to crow?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Stevo, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. Stevo

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    My ten week old spek sussex was makin the funniest noise this morning. I was ROTF. Sounded more like a roar then a crow. Is he trying to crow allready or was he being stung by a bee? lol
     

  2. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    Sounds like he was trying to crow [​IMG] my earliest crower was 8 weeks old.
     
  3. Carpe DiHen

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    My ten week old "I think she is a pullet" started crowing this week! I hear that hens will do that. Here is her picture, do you have a picture of your roo? On anther post, she was voted to look very henish. Does she look like your roo ath this age??

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    BYW, Speckled Sussex roos are gorgeous when mature, you are lucky you can have one!
     
  4. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    Quote:Carpe DiHen if she/he is ten weeks in that picture I'm voting rooster.
     
  5. Carpe DiHen

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    Oh dear [​IMG] Oh well, I do like the SS roos [​IMG] My EE looks like she is a roo too. That's two out of six. Maybe I can keep the SS and find a home for the EE.
    Shucks. [​IMG]
     
  6. tinychicky

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    in my experience the youngest crow at 6 weeks and the oldest at about 18! we thought the little silkie "pullet" was a she.... now "she's" head rooster!
     
  7. columbiacritter

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    My giant cochin roo didn't bother crowing until he was almost a year old. We thought we had the ever sought after silent rooster utnil he fianlly threw back his head and roared one out.
     

  8. stampntam

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    I have silkie's and mine crowed at 10 weeks
     
  9. BayChicks

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    We have this little splash silkie guy that was still in the brooder box in the house - I was sitting at the pc and heard this strange noise - looked behind me - yep! The little guy was crowing and continued to do so on a regular basis until we moved him outside. It kept us entertained - little scratchy chickie crow. NEVER had one crow that young - not even 4 weeks old yet. I'm still stunned!
     

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