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Won't stop making noise!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by elsathecat, Jul 14, 2010.

  1. elsathecat

    elsathecat Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 5, 2010
    This RIR won't stop making noise! I thought we were in the clear and had all hens but this one won't shut up. What do you think? A chatty hen or a rooster?

  2. elsathecat

    elsathecat Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 5, 2010
    For got to say, she/he is 4 months old.
  3. Settin'_Pretty

    Settin'_Pretty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 10, 2008
    North Georgia
    That's a Roo
  4. Barry1963

    Barry1963 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 2, 2010
    Madison, Tennessee
    looks like my RIR hens. We have one thats around 2 years old and hardly ever shuts up. We call her Bossy...lol. good layer, perfectly healthy, just like to hear herself talk.....I know a few people like that [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2010
  5. 33yardbirds

    33yardbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 15, 2010
    Southern New Jersey
    A picture on the ground would have been better. We have hens with combs that look similar, the roos combs we have are twice the size of the one you show and are also 16 wks. Compare the saddle and hackles to your others. Is there a noticable difference? Even when I had RIRs there was no mistaking the roo a 16 wks. The Barred rock to the left had this pic taken a 12 wks. Either way you have a nice healthy looking bird.
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2010
  6. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    Hello! Does the noise sound like crowing? I have a few noisy hens myself. One hen just walks around grumbling to herself all day, and another one is always doing that BOK BOK BOK-AAAAH thing! I'm not 100% sure, but I think it looks like a hen.
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I had a roo that wouldn't shut up...not crowing either... he's been rehomed.
  8. MMPoultryFarms

    MMPoultryFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2010
    Okarche Oklahoma
    Pretty sure thats a hen Notice the rounded feathers my males are more pointed Also if you have no roo's on the yard, A hen can mimic one even crow in some instances. I wouldn't worry to much looks girly enough to me.
  9. bella1210

    bella1210 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    i think it is a roo [​IMG] but i am not sure. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2010
  10. elsathecat

    elsathecat Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 5, 2010
    Here are the tail feathers. The noise is not so much a crow but a booooooooooocccccccccccckkkkkkkkkk, bbbbbbbbbbooooooooooccccccccccccckkkkkkkkkkk.


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