Chicken making weird noise !!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by carmen chicks, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. carmen chicks

    carmen chicks In the Brooder

    Sep 3, 2011
    Hi, my rhode island red hen is about a year old and is running about with the other hens but she is making this 'growling' noise, its not too loud you have to go near hear to near it, please tell me what it is.

  2. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Crowing

    Jan 12, 2012
    She probably needs to lay an egg or is going broody. Are her feathers all fluffed up and is she sitting on the nest a lot? Those are signs of broodiness. Usually when my hens need to lay, the growl, or scratch around in circles.

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