Chicks purring??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kingchickies, Mar 10, 2017.

  1. kingchickies

    kingchickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone. I'm sure the title tells you I'm new to chicks, and this might be a stupid question....but I'm noticing a few chicks that instead of the cheep, cheep sound making more of a well to me it sounds like a loud purring type cheep. Lol if that makes sense. Is this just a normal noise or does it mean something else? Thanks for any info...
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Can you post a video? I would love to hear it (and see your sweet new babies too)[​IMG]
     
  3. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Be Happy! Read more. Premium Member

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    Hi there!
    Welcome to BYC!
    Are they eating and drinking and playing fine?
     
  4. kingchickies

    kingchickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I will try. Didn't know we could post videos! I have some cute ones of them outside fluttering around. There are 19 so, I'm not exactly sure who is doing it. I was wondering if it might be a boy chick thing. Hahaha
     
  5. kingchickies

    kingchickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, they are all doing great, they are almost 5 weeks now. Just the new noise. I think it's cute, just wondered if it was a boy thing, trying to find their voice or something. Lol
     
  6. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Be Happy! Read more. Premium Member

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    Im not sure you can post videos here.
    You can post them to youtube and post the link here though.[​IMG]
     
  7. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    Hi, chickens purr when they are extremely contented. It's real cute isn't,t it. Obviously you are a good chicken mama!! I had one hen do it once when she was sitting eggs.
     
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  8. kingchickies

    kingchickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your reply. It is cute. I'm glad to know it is something they actually do. Lol
     

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