Are they clucking? ALREADY?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by LizGled628, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. LizGled628

    LizGled628 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    While feeding my six week old babies this morning I heard the most pathetic little "squeaks" coming from them. Not quite a peep, but not really a cluck. It was only from the two BR, but man...my little babies are growing so fast! I don't know what I'm going to do when I don't hear that sweet little peeping anymore....oh wait, yes I do.....I'll get MORE!!
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    I think it varies, but little boy chicks (cockerels) do practice crowing.....that seems pretty early but, if you watch them, there is a certain way a rooster extends it's neck each time it crows.....so look for that neck stretching......
     
  3. TurkeyMountainChickens

    TurkeyMountainChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes! Get more! [​IMG]
     
  4. LizGled628

    LizGled628 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope they aren't crowing! They are supposed to be pullets...!!
     
  5. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Quote:OOPS! Then they're probably not crowing......I hope.......[​IMG]
     
  6. mamabigbird

    mamabigbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:too funny. I just posted a question about this very thing. My babies are six weeks old too. You're right, I'm gonna miss those peeps too.
     
  7. noodleroo

    noodleroo Snuggles with Chickens

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    I was just saying that I want more babies...
     
  8. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    They have a kind of croon that yours might be practicing. Kind of a soothing noise.
     

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