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  1. Kutz

    Kutz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hen is running around and crying.
    She sound like a cockatoo screaming
    I checked her.she looks totally normal.
    Eating and drinking and running around.
    Bur she keep screaming all day.
    We dont know what to do!!!!!!
     
  2. amyduck

    amyduck Out Of The Brooder

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    Do you have any roosters? Sometimes my hens will make strained crowing-like sounds - I think it's their way of trying to sound like a rooster so they can attract a rooster since they don't have one, or even a way to attract other hens if there is only one or a few.. If a rooster were around, it would come to see who might be in his territory, and other hens might hear them and want to flock together as there is safety in numbers.. Does that sound like it could be going on?
     
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  3. PatchtoTable

    PatchtoTable Out Of The Brooder

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    I find they make a lot of noise when they want something or are stressed. Could be food, access to the nesting box, a rat in the coop etc
     
  4. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Can you post a video of her doing that?
    How old is she?
    Is she a pullet just coming in to lay or is she an older girl?
     
  5. Kutz

    Kutz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She laid an agg!!!! Im so stupid sometimes......
    She was brody as hell
     
  6. Kutz

    Kutz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its her firs time:) young pullet.
     
  7. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:
    No, no, it's always best to ask. You just never know with chickens[​IMG]
    They can make all kinds of noises. I love to hear it myself.
    So....YAY! You got a first egg[​IMG]


    P.S. I don't think she was broody. When broody they generally stay very still in the nest because they would be trying to hatch eggs. She was just practicing her clucking and getting geared up.
    Wait until she really get going it is hilarious (at least to me).
     
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