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When will my roosters crow?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RoosterPecked, Nov 4, 2010.

  1. RoosterPecked

    RoosterPecked Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 6 hens, 2 guineas and 2 roosters. The hens have been laying eggs now for about 2 months now and all of my flock are about the same age. The 2 roosters "hangout" together while free ranging and have yet to show signs of aggression toward each other. One is a bit larger than the other one. When should I expect to hear the first crowing? [​IMG]

    Thanks,
    Dawn
     
  2. dacjohns

    dacjohns People Cracker Upper

    Anytime now. They will first start with funny sounding attempts. Eventually they will start waking you up.
     
  3. The Chicken People

    The Chicken People Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    Smithville, Mo
    Once they start your question will change " When will they stop crowing?" [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. heksa

    heksa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is weird that they do not crow yet, if the hens that are the same age are already laying.

    I have only experience with EE roosters (and one Silkie), but they all crowed before they were 4 months old.

    I guess it just depends.
     

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