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Help identifying this Ameraucana vocalization?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by peacechikn, Nov 20, 2016.

  1. peacechikn

    peacechikn Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm brand new to having chickens, we've only had our 5 Ameraucanas (rescued) for about a month now. In the mornings, right after I let them out, Chickpea (the one in the video) does this vocalization really loudly. The other ones do it a little bit, but not as often and not nearly as loud. I'm hoping it's just a "give me my morning scratch, RIGHT NOW!" and nothing bad.

    Any help identifying what this means would be greatly appreciated, thank you! :)

    Note: the sound I'm asking about starts 15 seconds in, not the ones she's making at the very beginning.

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    Last edited: Nov 20, 2016
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    She's just 'happy talking' - nothing to worry about.
     
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  3. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    X2, my girls make that sound all the time when they're content! [​IMG]

    ~Alex
     
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  4. peacechikn

    peacechikn Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow, you guys reply FAST on here! Thanks so much, I was hoping it was a happy sound. Just didn't sound like one to me. Like I said, I'm a newbie. :)
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree that's just normal chicken sound. Kind of like "Morning, is everything the same? Anything different....nope, not so much. Okay, on with the day.....".
     
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