Does your SLW honk?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by KristyAz, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. KristyAz

    KristyAz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a SLW pullet and rather than cluck, or bock, she sort of honks, like a duck or goose. Is this common for the breed or is she more special needs than I thought? (she is a slight crossbeak as well)
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    None of my SLWs honk.
     
  3. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All of mine did, very loudly! I posted on here and came to the general conclusion that it is probably a warning honk. [​IMG]
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    How old is she? They can have a slight honking sound when young, like many young pullets before laying, but in general no, adults don't honk as far as I know.
     
  5. KristyAz

    KristyAz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is about 7 months. She's small, although I'm not that familiar with the breed, and she hasn't started laying yet. She makes the honking noise when she is just clucking around the coop, not in a panic or anything. It's just her normal sound.
     

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