Even Emo Chickens Need to Crow

Editor’s note: this post was drafted and lost for a long time.  It was found nearly five years later and published as a matter of record in it’s draft form. It’s not a finished product.

Our fake redcap (or real Americauna) chicken has started crowing in the last day or two. And in our humble opinion, it’s one of the funniest thing that has yet happened on the farm. Join us as we foray into video, turn up your speakers, and enjoy an awkward crow.

It’s as though he’s saying “I’m sad that I’m crowing,” and he does it almost every time he crows.

Now, a crow is an interesting thing, and we shouldn’t be overly harsh on the fake redcap. As we’ve seen before, Little Dick sure pulls an awkward face, too.

Little Dick
Little Dick Lets One Loose

In fact, as most of the roosters were first starting to crow, they all looked . . . possessed. Their eyes bulge a little, they get a really planted stance. Their neck goes taut, the beak parts, and then . . . a sound that you wouldn’t think lungs that small could produce. And apparently a sound that they didn’t think they could produce either, judging by the looks on their faces.

So crow on, fake redcap! Nevermind that we’ve labelled you a fake.

Or maybe that’s why you’re so sad.

Well, whatever the cause, cheer up, emo kid!

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