Chicken making a funny noise.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chicky1981, May 27, 2012.

  1. Chicky1981

    Chicky1981 Chirping

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    I let my ladies out this morning and Honey my little Silkie cross is making a strange call. It is almost like she has a sore throat. Is this even possible and if so how do I help her? She seems ok in herself otherwise. She is eating fine and walking around the run.
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    We need more info to be of any help. Chickens have a variety of vocalizations. Silkies are known for going broody and broodies have even more vocalizations than a non-broody hen.
     
  3. Sylvestor12

    Sylvestor12 Songster

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    Does it sound like growling or screaming? Is she walking around saying rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrooooooock, rock, rock, rock?
     
  4. Chicky1981

    Chicky1981 Chirping

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    She isn't growing or screaming but she does sound a bit like the above but it is sort of croaky if that makes sense.
     
  5. JFG

    JFG In the Brooder

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    My silkie churrs kind of like a cat purring. I have heard this vocalization after blue jays come screeching through the yard as if a hawk could be about and also when she is dustbathing.
     
  6. Sylvestor12

    Sylvestor12 Songster

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    It's probably nothing to worry about chickens can have many different calls and each one has a different voice. If you have time you could probably learn all of them it just takes a while. [​IMG]
     

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