Do your chickens ever purr?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Funky Chooks, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. Funky Chooks

    Funky Chooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi All!

    I spoil my little gang of girls so much, that I'm not sure if this is common or not but one of my ladies purrs to me quite often. It's usually when I'm checking on them, and at night. I always whisper a few "mommy" words to them and I often get that reply, sometimes in more than one "voice."

    They are so full of surprises. :)
     
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  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Oh, I love that purr, which I call a "trill."

    When I hear it I know they are happy and contented. And it makes my heart go all soft and squishy, too. :)

    I never, ever, expected to become attached to chickens. I never thought they had individual personalities... Until I had my own flock. Love 'em!
     
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  3. Orpy

    Orpy Out Of The Brooder

    Yes mine purr as well - it's such a cute little sound [​IMG]
     
  4. Funky Chooks

    Funky Chooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heehhee! Well, I had not seen anyone talk about it and I wondered if I had talented girls! HA! Not really, but I figured it meant they are content little cluckers. :)
     
  5. 1stTimeChknMama

    1stTimeChknMama Out Of The Brooder

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    II guess i just noticed today the "purring"or better yet "trilling". Its very nice. Daisy is getting ready to lay her egg today & this is waht she is doing. love there little personalities. I would say she is content too!
     
  6. Telegrand

    Telegrand New Egg

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    We have a small chick who purrs when we hold her.... It worried me at first but I'm glad to see she's not the only one! She just vibrates with her purring....so sweet!
     
  7. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    You're so right!! Love 'em to bits!!
     
  8. Sandstorm495

    Sandstorm495 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha, they definitely have their own special personality! I love it when they trill!
     
  9. din0nut

    din0nut Out Of The Brooder

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    mine purr too, weird but terribly cute.
     
  10. loverofbirds14

    loverofbirds14 Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine trill too!
     

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