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egg song from four month old pullets

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Handyhens, Aug 25, 2014.

  1. Handyhens

    Handyhens Chirping

    Apr 21, 2014
    Kirkland, WA
    I just heard one of my chickens sing the egg song.
    At least I sounded like it. Isn't it buc buc baCAWW!
    The problem is, only one of them is supposed too lay soon, and she was in the house at the time...:/
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

    Jul 24, 2013
    Sometimes I've heard chickens make the "egg song" when they get startled. Maybe a bird flew overhead or another chicken annoyed the bird who made the noise. My birds also somtimes do it if they lose sight of a fellow flock member and are trying to find him/her.
    Last edited: Aug 25, 2014
  3. ShockValue

    ShockValue Songster

    Jan 10, 2010
    West Sound, Washington
    16 weeks is early, but some of the new sporty models of chickens can lay as early as 18. What breed is she?
  4. Handyhens

    Handyhens Chirping

    Apr 21, 2014
    Kirkland, WA
    she is a red sex link. i found this on the ground andshe had it all over her butt. is it an egg
    . i cant do pics the thread is in chicken behaviors and egg laying its titln is first egg....sorta

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