Hens started singing

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Sisters Farms, Nov 22, 2014.

  1. Sisters Farms

    Sisters Farms Out Of The Brooder

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    two of my hens started singing the bak bak bak bagock song. Does that mean their ready to lay eggs?
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    I think so, the time is getting near.
     
  3. blkpaint

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    I got my first chickens in may, i do have a rooster well in oct i heard the girls making a racket was concerned something had
    gotten into the coop.went out low and behold my first egg so i guess the girls were celabrating!
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    And they keep on celebrating..such a wonderful sound. But mine sing to fool me sometimes..just to get treats. lol
     
  5. Sisters Farms

    Sisters Farms Out Of The Brooder

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    Well no eggs this morning but hopefully soon
     
  6. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Are your chickens confined or free range? If free range, make sure to watch where they are singing. They can be very sneaky. If confined in coop + run, be sure to look in unexpected places. First eggs can be anywhere. I found a first egg on the chicken ramp and one by the water fount in the run.
     
  7. Sisters Farms

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    Thanks for letting me know that. They are coop and run. I have nesting boxes set up but they don't seeminterestes in them at all. Lucy has been paying a lot attention to a certain place and I keep watching there
     
  8. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    do you have fake eggs or golf balls in the nests…if not, try it.
     
  9. zeldacoon

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    my hens normally sing that song after theyve layed an egg or if something changes around where they live
     
  10. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    mine too, but they never used the egg song for disturbances until after they had started laying.
     

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