ATTN: Banty Owners- Anyone have a Banty who screeches during laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Carrie Lynn, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Songster

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    My Leghorn Banty hen screeches and makes sad sounding calls while in the nest box laying.
    It's not the egg song, I've heard her do that, but only once or twice. Is this a Banty thing? Are Banties "screechers" when compared to LF?
    I feel so badly for her, it sounds awful and can be quite drawn out. The only other times she screeches is when she wants out of the coop in the mornings, or, to a lesser degree when she wants something good to eat.
    Do you think she's in pain?
    Thanks in advance...
     
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2011

  2. same thing here [​IMG]
     
  3. karlamaria

    karlamaria Songster

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    mine barks like a dog!!! no kidding it sounds like a small dog barking. they all sound different, she is laying and Im sure she is fine [​IMG]
     
  4. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Songster

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    Anyone else have a hen that does this?
     

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