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Why is my hen crowing?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MyChickenCookie, Jun 21, 2016.

  1. MyChickenCookie

    MyChickenCookie Just Hatched

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    I have an ameraucana hen that is a little over one year old and crowing. It doesn't sound like a rooster's crow but is just as loud. Can anyone tell me why she is and how I can possibly stop it? And yes, I am certain that she is female.
     
  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    sometimes when there isn't a rooster a hen will take on the role of rooster by doing things like crowing, and tibitting
     
  3. MyChickenCookie

    MyChickenCookie Just Hatched

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    Thanks! That makes sense.
     
  4. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    you're welcome!
     

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