Chicken Talk

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by saltnprepper, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. saltnprepper

    saltnprepper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do chickens talk? I swear when I go out in the morning and I hear them cackling to themselves its a totally different sound then when they know Im coming or when they know Im watching them. It turns into more of an honk then a cluck and if I do not bring a treat they get kind of loud about it. I swear they are telling me to go get the treats. Also at night when I go check on them to close everything up they are much louder, again I think they are asking me where the treats are.
  2. so lucky

    so lucky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2011
    SE Missouri
    Well, they have egg songs and danger squawks, "I found food!" calls and all sorts of little gripes and contented clucks. All my girls talk to each other and to me. I have one that answers me and initiates conversation. Her vocabulary includes "Huh?"; "Huh-uh!"; "Uh-Huh..."; "Uh-uh-huh!" and "Huh-uh-huh!" with different intonations and accents. I know; She's a genius.[​IMG]
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