Hen is "Mooing"

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MrsCluckCluck, Aug 3, 2016.

  1. MrsCluckCluck

    MrsCluckCluck New Egg

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    I have a hen that is making 'mooing' noises, every other breath, a vocal noise on her exhale; all day long today. It does NOT come out like a chicken trying to crow. She is eating and looking around, and acting normally otherwise,,,,Any ideas?
     
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Chickens can make some strange vocalizations.
    If it is happening on every exhale, it could be a respiratory issue and not a vocalization.

    How old is she?
    Any chance of posting a video with sound?
     

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