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Why do Roosters crow?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BBQJOE, Dec 3, 2015.

  1. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    For the same reasons that they cross the road for, because they can. Of course it's to claim and establish territory and dominance, and to call in any hens that are looking for a rooster and sometimes it's just to brag, much like any other males.
     
  3. Hholly

    Hholly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm... Interesting!
     
  4. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

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    Roosters crow for much the same reasons that male gorillas beat on their chests, young boys ride their bikes with no hands, men drive flashy or powerful cars, and women covet shiny jewelry..
     

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