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Clucking?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickgirl11, Oct 22, 2010.

  1. chickgirl11

    chickgirl11 Out Of The Brooder

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    My 4 week old road red hen was making some weird noises today. Then I realized that it sounded like clucking. Instead of her normal cheep cheep I heard cheecluck and cluk cluk. It didn't quite sound like the noises that grown chicks make but it was definetly a clucking sound. What is happening? Is this normal? Is my baby growing up and getting her "big girl" voice?
     
  2. True Grit

    True Grit Chillin' With My Peeps

    I dunno. Mine didn't get theirs until they were at least 2 months old but she could be an early bloomer.[​IMG]
     
  3. CIgal

    CIgal Out Of The Brooder

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    My EEs started their pre-big girl clucks around that age. [​IMG]
     
  4. Lisa202

    Lisa202 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 6 week old bantams have started making clucky noises too. Only the last 3 days or so, every once in a while you hear one. They went out to their coop today [​IMG] and I heard a couple clucks...maybe they were very happy (I know I was). I'll be putting up pics, of their big move, on Monday![​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 23, 2010
  5. chickgirl11

    chickgirl11 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the info.
     
  6. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    MY Naked Necks must be retarded. Only one of the 17 week olds has started to sound like a hen...the other two still cheep.

    I've noticed that even the 'clucker' reverts to cheeping when I am around to beg for food. Maybe their cheeping is just their way of seeking sympathy from mum (me) to get treats......
     

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