When should a roo crow?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickathon, Sep 3, 2011.

  1. chickathon

    chickathon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had ordered some hatchery chicks. I have 2 buff brahmas. Both were supposed to be hens. I think one is a roo. This isn't a problem. He has a larger comb and larger and darker feathers on his feet. I know they are supposed to mature slower than the others but will he still crow at the same time any other roo? He is turning 11 weeks old. And, if he starts to crow will it be as loud as my Dominique?[​IMG]
     
  2. BantamoftheOpera

    BantamoftheOpera Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Light Brahma hasn't crowed yet and he is 15 Weeks!
     
  3. h_palmer

    h_palmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Ours crowed at 17wks
     
  4. Contrastphoto

    Contrastphoto Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our Brahma is 21 weeks and still no crowing....
     
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  5. daver

    daver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ours crowed just short of 20 wks.

    Be careful, he caught me with my back turned, scooping their breakfast scratch in the dark at 6 am. Oh yes it was a conspiracy.

    Then nothing for several days. Crowed again Friday am. DW got him to crow last evening as we were going out to dinner. Nothing today, that I heard.

    I wouldn't say his crow is loud. It is distinctive, very deep throated but not obnoxious. I can live with it.

    Dave
     
  6. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    My baby dutch crowed this morning, at six weeks old! I guess it just depends on the bird!
     
  7. citychickx6

    citychickx6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When they are good and ready.

    Sorry could not resist.
     
  8. nifty50chick

    nifty50chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And it's so true! I have had them crow at 8 weeks or 6 months!
     

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