Ameraucana Chicks Mimicking my Cockatiel

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Heidi, Dec 30, 2007.

  1. Heidi

    Heidi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    Believe it or not, but I noticed today that 2 of my two day old ameraucanas are mimicking my cockatiel. They are actually repeating his calls. They've been doing it all day. Even if I whistle the call they repeat it. What kind of ameraucana's do you breed Cyn? Half chicken - half song bird? [​IMG]
     
  2. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    that would be a chong song? [​IMG]
     
  3. countryboy

    countryboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2007
    sounds like you've got show girls. [​IMG]
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    You'd better watch those, Heidi! The last one that stretched up his neck and did a sound like that was a cockerel crowing at five days old, LOL!
     
  5. Heidi

    Heidi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    What - you've got to be kidding me. A song that pretty can't come out of a cockeral. [​IMG] Speaking of crowing, my 3 week old Wheat Penedesenca crowed twice today. I was sitting by their brooder talking to them and he fluttered his wings and crowed. I was about knocked out of my bobbie socks!
     
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2007
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    One of Scout's sons did crow at five days old. I didn't even recognize what he was doing, it took me so off guard. He did it for almost two days before I asked my DH what that chick was doing. He said, "Sounds like he's trying to crow". Sure enough, that's what it was. Cutest trill I ever heard!
     
  7. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Bobbie socks? [​IMG]
     
  8. HenHaven

    HenHaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wish we could get an audio of that!
     
  9. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    That sounds soo coooll!
     

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