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12-week EE singing egg song?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by CarolJ, Nov 26, 2011.

  1. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

    Jun 3, 2011
    Middle Tennessee
    I was sitting outside today watching my chickens free-range for awhile (their reward after being stuck inside the past three days) and one of my 12-week old EEs started doing the egg song! It was the classic bawk-bawk-bawk-bawk-BAWK! I know she's nowhere near ready to lay, though. Does that happen very often?
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    It can also be an alarm call - slightly different intensity than the egg song. Was it just her or a bunch of them doing it?
  3. rirbrahma

    rirbrahma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2011
    My new hampshire Sings the "egg song" for EVERYTHING!
    Her song is for everything from waking up, alarm , talking to me(haha),ETC.. lol

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