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The male of the domestic fowl; a cock. Nor, when they [the skinners and cow Boys] wrung the neck of a rooster, did they trouble their heads whether he crowed for Congress or king George. (W. Irving)


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Chickens Eggs

I'm a chicken farmer, and crowing is only heard from roosters. However, the hens do make a lot of noise by clucking though. I found the easiest way to tell the difference in sex of chicks is just looking at the external genitals.

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by b_d_41501
Sat Jul 23, 2005 9:50 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
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Chickens Eggs

Isn't crowing limited to roosters?

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by mith
Fri Jul 22, 2005 12:46 pm
 
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CHICKEN EGG

... most) you buy are simply unfertilized eggs laid by hens. Being a chicken farmer, I collect eggs on a daily basis and they aren't fertilized (the roosters are separated from the hens at the moment). So yes, they can lay them without being fertilized.

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by b_d_41501
Mon Jun 20, 2005 2:38 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: CHICKEN EGG
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