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Help? 2 week old chick sounds weird

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by vicki017, Mar 18, 2016.

  1. vicki017

    vicki017 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my Rhode Island Red chicks sounds like it's going through a voice change at 2 weeks old, most of the time it's "peep peep" but once in a while I hear like what geese make. Is this an indication it's a male? Or is it completely normal? The others haven't been doing it that I'm aware of I think one other may be doing it but not positive. Any ideas on what it is?
     
  2. vicki017

    vicki017 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone?
     
  3. andrea2chicken

    andrea2chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    My oldest one who we got from the straight run. Is about 3 weeks and she/he peeps like the rest but will make like a voice changing sound wish I can catch it to record it. I gesses it kinda sounds like a goose chirp as well but does not do a rooster arch to to it so praying it is just at that stage. Hope it helps but I too am first time chick mom.
     
  4. vicki017

    vicki017 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At least I know someone else is experiencing it too! I just hope it's not a male trying to crow or if it's sick, guess we will both wait and see
     
  5. andrea2chicken

    andrea2chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Well I bought him/her thinking since it was a bit bigger then the rest it may of been a roo. But I am not so sure[​IMG] since it's crown is more pinkish then red [​IMG]can be seen better here
    However someone in the brooder sounds like a canary lol
     
  6. animalgrl

    animalgrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a Marans pullet that I got around 2 months of age. She honked like a goose for months and never made the clucking sounds my other pullet made. And she was definitely a "she." I guess some of them just don't read the instruction manual regarding the noises chickens are supposed to make. LOL!
     
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  7. vicki017

    vicki017 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh I see, mine is medium compared to my other's tho I have diff breeds and my other Rhode Island Red is the smallest of the bunch

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    It's the bottom one, I didn't pick mine since they all looked the same an just told the guy to pick 2 of them xD my eyes saw them all as the same
     
  8. vicki017

    vicki017 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL! If that's the case then she deserves a special name! I'm going to have to think about that now
     
  9. animalgrl

    animalgrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She did eventually start making chicken noises as she got older. She would still honk occasionally, though. Unfortunately we lost her in January - she was about 14 months old.
     
  10. vicki017

    vicki017 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's cute and aww I'm so sorry!
     

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