Do your hens squeak when they are eating??? *pic :)*

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  1. wings

    wings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have four 8-month-old hens that are happy and healthy. One thing I have noticed is that they always squeak REALLY loudly when they are eating their layer feed. Is this normal, or do I have choking hens?? [​IMG]

    A picture, just for fun: [​IMG]

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  2. wings

    wings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    (The rooster doesn't do this.)
     
  3. Highlander

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    Mine sneeze when they eat (including my roo). Is that what you mean?
     
  4. wings

    wings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:YES! So I'm NOT crazy! [​IMG]
     
  5. Highlander

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    You might be, who am I to judge?? [​IMG]
     
  6. wings

    wings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Haha! You never know... [​IMG]
     
  7. ThePolishPrincess

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    Mine sneeze too! It's funny. They keep their mouths open and just stand there like a human saying, "Wait, I have more! I'm not done yet!" And just stay there until they're done sneezing. They sound funny! I love it! [​IMG]
     
  8. wings

    wings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I know! That's why watching my hens eat is one of my favorite things to do. [​IMG]
     
  9. Chicken Girl

    Chicken Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine do the same! LOL And they look like they are like going to die! LOL


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  10. wings

    wings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Haha! That's why I got worried about them! [​IMG]
     

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