Will bullied rooster crow again? (Black Ameraucauna)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by simon7mm, Sep 24, 2014.

  1. simon7mm

    simon7mm In the Brooder

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    I had 2 roosters that were raised together from hatch. The Black Ameraucauna started crowing about 10 weeks ago. His mate, a Barnevelder (The Alpha), started crowing about 3 weeks after.
    Once the Barnevelder started, if the Ameraucauna would crow, the Barney would chase him and attack....the Ameraucauna stopped crowing shortly after....for about 6 weeks now.

    The Barney has been re-homed as of 4 days ago.

    I am wondering if the Ameraucauna will ever start crowing again?

    Anyone ever have a similar experience?

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

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    As soon as his testosterone levels return to normal he will start crowing again.
     
  3. simon7mm

    simon7mm In the Brooder

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    Interesting! The testosterone levels change when there is another rooster around?

    Thanks I will wait to see what happens!
     
  4. simon7mm

    simon7mm In the Brooder

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    You were right! Ha started again

    Thanks!
     

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