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Canary or Cricket kind of Chirp

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by GloryBe, Mar 21, 2016.

  1. GloryBe

    GloryBe Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 8, 2015
    Is there one sex over another that would make this sound in 1week old chicks ? I have about 15- 1week old chicks and just 1 loves to chirp like a Canary or a song bird.
  2. Jensownzoo

    Jensownzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2016
    Saint Louis, MO
    A few of my nine week old pullets do that noise when they are very happy, usually on my lap being petted. I just think of it like purring. No idea if one sex does it more than the other though.
  3. ShanandGem

    ShanandGem Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 16, 2016
    I think of that as a happy sound too. Don't know who makes it though.
  4. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

    Dec 11, 2009
    Colorado Rockies
    It's called "trilling". It's one of the sweetest sounds in nature. Chicks will make this sound when they're assembling themselves for bedtime, or when they're feeling exquisitely content. They make this trilling sound until they're ready to get their adult voices around age three months or thereabouts.
  5. GloryBe

    GloryBe Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 8, 2015
    The chick will sing at random doesn't matter the time of day or night, it's nice to hear a little bit of spring when it is cold outside, I have to admit. I do know which Cuckoo Marans chick it is [​IMG]

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