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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

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    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

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    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

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    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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