When will my cockerel start to crow?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Madisan, Nov 17, 2015.

  1. Madisan

    Madisan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone :)
    I have a 4 week old barred rock cockerel. I was just curious at how many weeks or months it will be until he starts crowing? It's been forever since I've had a rooster so I'm super excited to start hearing the crowing everyday again :)
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Most will start between 4-7 months depending on whether there are adult roosters, or other roosters his age around, and how masculine he's feeling.
     
  3. Madisan

    Madisan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He will be the only rooster. Thanks for the reply! :)
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Then he will feel free to try out his crow at a younger age, I find five months is the age most try, though it sounds nothing like a crow, it will be squeaky and you will say, what the heck was that when you first hear it.
     
  5. Madisan

    Madisan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol ! I can't wait haha
     

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