"Big girl" noises from 8.5 week old EE?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by KristaBeth, Jun 16, 2010.

  1. KristaBeth

    KristaBeth Out Of The Brooder

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    When do pullets usually trade their "cheeps" for "bok boks"? I am hearing some distinctly hen-like noises from my EE for the last couple of days, but not all the time. Is this unusual?
     
  2. allieloveschickens

    allieloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 5 week old BR girls have started to occasionally make a "grown up" hen sound, though its still majority cheeping, I think its normal [​IMG]
     
  3. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine were closer to 12 weeks before the peeping turned into big girl talk!
    Caroline
     
  4. MarieNC

    MarieNC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just heard one of my 7 week old girls make a "big girl" sound today. The others stopped dead in their tracks like "what the heck was THAT?"....
     
  5. Boo-Boo's Mama

    Boo-Boo's Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

    My 12 week old RSL are no longer peeping...they are officially BIG GIRLS doing the boc-boc. They talk to me each time I go in and out on the porch...when I answer them with a boc-boc...they turn their heads and look at me like "when did she learn this new version??" Too funny. [​IMG]
     
  6. Moabite

    Moabite Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2010
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    My SL wyandotts are starting to "ba-gwak". I think I liked the cheeping better. I got them at the beginning of March so they are 14 weeks old.
     
  7. cabot

    cabot Chillin' With My Peeps

    My 9 week old EE is making big girl sounds and the rest are still peeping with just the occasional Bawk. I'm going to miss the peeping but I love hearing the clucking too!
     

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