Young crowers

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BrianT, Sep 25, 2010.

  1. BrianT

    BrianT Songster

    May 15, 2010
    North FL
    These two birds are maybe a quarter the size (on a BIG day ) of the other birds in our flock. We were hearing them make some new sounds that we just figured to be some sound specific to the breed but then I noticed they would stand very tall (all of 7 inches tall ) and thrust their heads foward in the crowing position. Its not a true crow but very obvious that they are trying. HYSTERICAL!![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] We have two other barred variety birds that are kind of like the flock 'harrassment team' and these little guys bow up at them. They think they are supersized roosters.
    Last edited: Sep 25, 2010
  2. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    [​IMG] The banties sure have squeaky voices when they start crowing. [​IMG]
  3. Chicken Chat

    Chicken Chat Songster

    Jul 19, 2009
    Southern Illinois
    You just gotta love their effort. They probably think they sound great!
  4. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Songster

    Apr 26, 2010
    stuart florida
    yup yup I had an oegb was trying to crow at 2 weeks, sat on the side of the little box we had them in and stretched and flapped and peep lol . its even funnier when they barely have feathers.
  5. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    My current youngest roo is a bantam cochin, and he sounds like a kazoo. He's made it to 2 syllables, now: "Errrrrrrrrr. ERRR." When it was just a single Errrrrrr I almost fell over laughing. I wish I could find my kazoo so I could let him hear how it sounds.....

    But he'll get there. *snicker*
  6. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Songster

    Apr 26, 2010
    stuart florida
    Quote:I just read how many chickens you have or breeds [​IMG] man you must be addicted.

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