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Heard the egg song toys from the same chicken

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tuner06, Oct 2, 2014.

  1. tuner06

    tuner06 In the Brooder

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    I would like to know if a chicken will sing the egg song for a different flock member.
    This is what happened this morning. I was out letting out my 6 hens 3 went back in the coop I Heard one chicken singing the egg song and found 2 eggs but not the one who was singing 10 min later the same chicken my leghorn was singing the egg song again. This time she laid here egg. Not sure why she was singing the first time anybody else have a chicken that dose this or hered of this.
    One other thing my leghorn is the top chicken in the flock from what Ive seen.
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Oh absolutely! My hens will sing it for another hen on the nest or after they have laid. Very common. Egg songs are fun to hear. Every time I hear it when I am here in the house, I know there has been an egg laid.

    Enjoy your egg song singing flock and welcome to ours!
     
  3. tuner06

    tuner06 In the Brooder

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    Thanks for the reply.
    I love hearing the egg song.
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! What TwoCrows said, some chickens just like to brag, even if they didn't do the work! Leghorns can be pretty dominant birds, and if she is your head hen, she thinks she is responsible for everything that goes on in the coop.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  7. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    [​IMG] yes they will sing the egg song for other chickens.
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    I love hearing the egg songs! So happy sounding!
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. X2 on what the other members have said about the egg song. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Other than the Leghorn, what kind of chickens do you have?
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

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    Some hens are just very involved in the flock, they encourage each other with the egg song. Kinda like having a cheerleader squad.
     

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