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One view: * No, if they eat and defecate regularly and continue with their normal behavior without the crowing, you need not be concerned. Another view: * My rooster stops crowing in the winter. Yet Another View: * You don't need to worry you may in fact have two hens that some times crow and have not started to lay eggs yet.

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Q: If two young henless well-fed active city backyard roosters suddenly stop crowing should you be concerned?
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When roosters molt do they stop crowing for that time?

We have the same problem. We have tw roosters and 28 hens. They are the White Leghorns. Generally the roosters take turns crowing. Lately the flock has been molting...it looks like snow in our coop. The roosters are not crowing. I have looked for an answer as you have. Interesting we both have the same problem. It looks like molting may have something to do with them not crowing.


How do you make a rooster stop crowing?

You can't. Crowing is a basic essential of roosters because they crow to proclaim their territory. Selling your roosters and keeping hens would do.


What time of day do roosters start crowing?

There is no "certain" time of day that roosters crow. Many things can cause a roosters alarm to sound off; things in the enviroment, and intruder, having a "crowing fight" with the rooster down the street, etc


When do roosters start crowing?

A cockerel will usually start to practice crowing at about 5 months old or sooner, especially if the alpha rooster is vocal. The young roosters often mimic the boss bird and answer to his calls.


What breed of chicken has quiet cockerels?

All roosters crow. There is no breed I am aware of that makes no noise. Crowing is a big part of the roosters job, he is the guardian of the flock and must keep the flock alert and danger away. This is done partly by crowing.


Why do roosters crow?

roosters usually crow to attract females and as they are known for crowing on a morning, the explanation for that is that they are 'waking their 'herd''


What age does a rooster start crowing?

It depends. Some roosters start crowing when only 2 months old while others start at about 5 months old.


What age are roosters when they start crowing?

== == All of my roosters start crowing around 5-6 months old. Roosters will usually make their first attempt at crowing between 5 and 8 weeks old. At that time the males in the flock will also start trying to establish dominance over the other roosters of the same age.Even the adult rooster gets challenged which always results in a quick tail kicking and a dash for cover for the upstart. This is usually the point when the culling begins and those feisty little upstarts are either off to the freezer or to another farm.


What does the idiom something worth crowing for mean?

It's not an idiom because you can figure out the meaning. Roosters crow to show the other chicken's who's the boss, so crowing means you're proud of yourself. Something worth crowing about would be something you deserve to be proud about.


Fake owl hung by rooster will it keep rooster from crowing?

No. Roosters crow when they see light, it's instinctive.


How can you tell gender of 4 month old silkies?

Roosters tend to get larger wattles and combs. They will be more of a bright red color, also. The hens combs will be more of a pinkish like when they were chicks. Of course, the roosters will start crowing soon. Mine started crowing one morning--I thought they were fighting--I heard some terrible squawking--The two roosters were talking--they just couldn't say the "doo" part of the cockadoodledoo.


What does it mean when you dream of lots of roosters?

This particular dreams meaning depends on what the roosters are doing, and how you feel about them in the dream. Removed from any context, an image of roosters might represent morning (crowing) or anticipation of a chicken dinner. In Biblical tradition, the rooster can represent the Apostle Peter.


Does the rooster have to crow to fertilise the eggs?

All roosters crow. But the crowing IS NOT what fertilizes the eggs. They are fertilized when the male mates with the female.


How do you spell cockedoddlen roster?

The likely term is a "cockadoodling rooster" (crowing roosters are said to sound like cock-a-doodle-doo).


Are Silkie bantam roosters quiet enough for city life?

While Silkie bantams are small, the roosters often are boisterous and can be loud. The crowing often can be controlled during the night by keeping the chicken coop very dark.


What is the purring noise that a rooster makes when the rooster is with a hen?

Roosters make this noise to calm and reassure the hen all is right with the flock. Roosters have many ways to communicate with the hens such as crowing, which is a call to other roosters to let them know he is guarding the flock or to let the hens who have wandered away from the flock to come back.


Rooster How old must a rooster be before it starts crowing?

We have two that share the same hatch date. One started crowing around 5 months old. The other not until almost 8 months old. I suppose there is a standard, but my roosters were to stubborn to follow it.


Will spliting a roosters tonge stop it from crowing?

NO! The only way to keep a rooster from crowing is to get it de-crowed. It is just the same as de-barking a dog. All you have to do is remove its vocal chords. DO NOT DO THIS AT HOME UNLESS YOU HAVE DONE IT MORE THAN 10 TIMES WITHOUT FAILING.


What is it that seems to chase the ghost away in hamlet?

A cock (rooster) crowing. Roosters are, of course, supposed to crow at dawn, and the ghost says he must return to Purgatory before then.


What is fatal to the Basilisk?

Apparently a sword struck to the roof of its mouthIt is stated that the crowing of a rooster is fatal to the basilisk. It is for this reason that Ginny Weasly - controlled by the diary - kills the roosters.


What age do cockerels begin to crow?

Young roosters start to practice crowing at about 5 months old. Cockerels start to show gender specific behavior at about 4 weeks old but the first semi crowing behavior takes place about the same time as the hens are getting ready to lay the first eggs.


How did cockerels get their crow?

It is natural for cockerels to crow, they start practicing at about 4 months old. Crowing is communication. Roosters use it for a variety of reasons. They call to the hens to warn them of danger, to lead them back home and to reassure them he is on duty. He also uses his crow to challenge other roosters.


How often do roosters crow?

I always thought that they crowed only when the sun was rising; however, when my neighbour decided to start raising chickens, his rooster was crowing about every 10 minutes all day.


Antonym of crowing?

One antonym for crowing would be " cowering"


What is it called when a rooster makes a sound?

Crowing.