Chicken language dvd?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sally4500, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. sally4500

    sally4500 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been searching for a dvd that will let you listen to a certain chicken cluck or sound, then tell you what it means. This is for our new 4-H poultry group. Chickens make a variety of cool sounds, and the kids are interested in what they are saying.

    Anyone know where I can get one?
     
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    no, but you might be able to record different calls

    "food here"

    "land predator"

    "air predator"

    "I challenge you"

    "I'm broody back-off"

    "I'm king"

    "I'm Queen"

    "I do NOT want to mate"
     
  3. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    Quote:I nearly choked when I read that. [​IMG] I've always thought that chicken language just had variations on two words: "FOOD!" and "RUN!" [​IMG] Not very deep conversations. [​IMG]
     
  4. they'reHISchickens

    they'reHISchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last year our neighbor blasted various bird alarm calls nonstop for weeks to protect his orchard/grape crops. I don't know how well they worked for him but our chickens and dog ignored them completely.
    It took me days to figure out what the commotion was all about: I heard the alarm calls but never saw any birds fleeing. Duh! THEY knew it was a recording!
     
  5. pontoosuc

    pontoosuc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll add to what FireTigeress said:

    "I just laid this EGG, I just laid this EGG, I just laid this EGG"
    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Feb 1, 2011
  6. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    Quote:Oh how could I forget that one...

    and

    "Hurry up I'm next"
     
  7. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    buk buk buk BUK BUK buk buk buk BUK BUK = I just laid an EGG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (or, I'm scared! where is everyone?)

    buk? = What? What's that?

    cluuuuck cluuuuuuk cluuuuuuuuk cluuuuuuuk = I'm happy and calm. (the hen song)

    Rooster: Buka buka buka buka....
    Hen: Buk buk buk
     

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