Chicken noises?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by honda_DT, May 27, 2011.

  1. honda_DT

    honda_DT Out Of The Brooder

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    Whenever i come to my coop all the chickens rush the door and start making this horrible WEERREEEAAAACHHHH WWWEEEAAARRRRAARRCHHHHH WEEERRRAAACK noise. What does this mean? are they scared or are then interested or happy or sad? or what? It's really awkward
     
    Last edited: May 27, 2011
  2. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    In chicken language that phrase means "Where's the food? We're hungry! Where's the food?!!!!!"

    Mine speak that exact phrase when I enter the pen, since I am the almighty bringer of food.
     
  3. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

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    Yep, they think you have snacks
     
  4. honda_DT

    honda_DT Out Of The Brooder

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    OHHHH hahaha thanks you are probably right because I usually take the table scraps out to them and throw them into the run area through a hole in the fence. Also they most always make then noise as they are running to the place where the hole in the fence is where the food goes [​IMG]
     

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