Will hens ever attempt to crow?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Kedreeva, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    I know this seems like a silly question and that the answer should be an obvious 'no'... that being said, I have what I am fairly certain is an 'araucana' hen who is starting to make some very strange noises that sound an awful lot like crowing. I know they are a pea comb chicken, and I know what the boys and the girls are supposed to look like in the comb-and-wattle area. S/he has a small pink comb and no wattles at all. I will try to get a picture later, or better a video.
     
  2. conroy

    conroy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes I have heard that hens will try to crow....generally the dominant hen
     
  3. rosiethechicken

    rosiethechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For the first time, I saw my BR hen crow. Rest of them ran crazy.
    Then I realized there was a hawk flying over.
     
  4. EllyMae

    EllyMae Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have had a BR hen start crowing after I sold my roosters. But after we added roos back to our stock, she stopped.
     
  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Just yesterday I posted that I have a GLW that crowed-sounded like a garbled underwater crow. About an hour later I heard her crowing, a lot better. Looked outside and it was the Rock Cross. So I have 2 crowing hens.

    Imp
     

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