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When do roosters start to crow?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by shy, Apr 8, 2008.

  1. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    Mine just started. he is four months old. [​IMG] Cochin X something. [​IMG]
     
  2. Jamin Mayer

    Jamin Mayer Out Of The Brooder

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    Correction. I have a blue legged Golden Penciled Hamberg. (I found it last night). Boy did my kids like the name of that...
     
  3. Snegurochka

    Snegurochka Out Of The Brooder

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    Yesterday morning I heard a horrible noise coming from the brooder, and thought somebody was dying, so I ran into the room and found the runt among my 4-week-old Welsummers attempting to crow. The others were looking at him like he was crazy. [​IMG]
     
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  4. New2TheCoop

    New2TheCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are around 10 weeks, I have 14 dark brahmas and they do not crow yet. I guess it all depends on the bird. I looked on YouTube and played them a rooster crowing on my iPhone, and it seemed to freak them out! They all ran and hid. I guess they were startled by "the other rooster" [​IMG]
     
  5. Azriel

    Azriel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some SLW from TSC they are 5 weeks old and I'm sure I heard a crow about 5:30 this morning. Probably the one that has been challenging me for the last week. I know who's going to be Sunday dinner 1st.
     
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  6. Anianna

    Anianna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know how old he was, but there was a darling roo at the swap I went to Saturday that reminded me of a teenage boy with a "cracking" voice. The poor little thing kept trying to crow, but all that would come out was "squeak-a-doodle-squeak"!
     
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  7. AUChick9202

    AUChick9202 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Crowing at 1:30 am??? Please no! My roo is 4 weeks and no crowing yet, but I am sure it is coming!
     
  8. tiffanyg2

    tiffanyg2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My boys are 7 weeks old~ and I am hoping they are gender confused and never crow!!! They are the sweetest chickens ever~ more friendly than my female [​IMG] If they start crowing I'll have to give them up [​IMG] Unless I can keep atleast one of them maybe indoors? You think the neighbors would hear the noise from in the house? Haha Nah~ Then with my luck my parrot would learn to crow and that would just be complete madness! [​IMG]
     
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  9. MrPaloma

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    Dunno about local ordinances, but believe neighbors within x number of feet from where chickens live may lodge a complaint. Our strategy, bringing in a new rooster on purpose, is to give eggs to our neighbors occasionally. Start before the crowing begins!
     
  10. PeepsAreForMe

    PeepsAreForMe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know this is an old post but I just saw it! I have a 9 week old Bantam that crowed for the first time on Sunday,and she/he was born on April 1 also!! I am really hoping she is a roo. Her name is Cinderella but will be changed to Prince Charming if she is a he!
     

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