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So we a dozen chicks now all about 17 weeks old and I thought they were all hens but I noticed this one has a more defined crest. But only heard one crow this morning...I read hens can sometimes crow too so I'm confused haha.
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Yeah, that's a fella! Hens can crow whether there's a rooster around or not, and a few of mine have despite that I have an abundance of boys around, but generally they're older when it happens, over a year old in most cases. It's not impossible for a pullet to crow, but exceptionally rare, so at this age it's a pretty sure sign of masculinity.
 
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