Chicky-poos are making silly noises

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lovinthechickens, Oct 9, 2008.

  1. lovinthechickens

    lovinthechickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have three, 7 week old dominique "pullets". One makes a freakish velociraptor-ish squack/squeek sound when i pick it up, or when i walk near the brooder...
    Why?

    Is this an attemped crow? Is my cassie a "cassinova"?
     
  2. jenni2142

    jenni2142 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my rooster makes that noise in addition to his crow. none of my hen ever have. haven't figured out if he's putting them on alert or chewing me out, he only does it when i am not in their area but in his sight.
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:It sounds like a babyish attempt at the predator alarm. It could be a cockerel or it could be the top pullet if there is no cockerel.
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I agree with "gritsar". Sounds like you may have a Roo or a dominant pullet. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. lovinthechickens

    lovinthechickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hopefully. I really, really wanted all pullets this year...

    I think she/he is a roo though.... Her/his waddle is bright red.
     

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