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How do you call your chickens?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Wolfpacker, Jul 31, 2007.

  1. Wolfpacker

    Wolfpacker Songster

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    It's late here in the east and I'm ready for bed. I'll have fun reading the reponses to this tomorrow.

    I walk out the back door and yell "HEY [in falsetto] CLUCK CLUCK CLUCKS!" Boy you ought to see 'em run to the near corner of their run.
     

  2. Here chicka chicka chickies [​IMG]
     
  3. barg

    barg Songster

    Apr 27, 2007
    Either "Chick Chick Chick" in falsetto
    or "Hey you chickens" not in falsetto
     
    Last edited: Jul 31, 2007
  4. greenacre

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    I start with "Here chick chick chick chick" but after a while, it starts to sound like a clock, (Here tick tick tick tick). If I go long enough, I imagine I sound like a watch with a megaphone on it [​IMG]
     
  5. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    all i have to do is walk outside, no calling needed. they all come running!![​IMG]
     
  6. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    " CHICKEEENNNSSS!!!!"

    or

    "GOOOODDIEESS!!!!"

    or

    Just go outside with the silver pan of goodies...


    The louder I yell though, the faster they come running :p
     
  7. farmertank

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    ha, ha, ha I have three embden geese, so I yell here geese, geese, geese, and the geese, chickens, ducks, and guineas all come running. it looks like a poultry stampede [​IMG]
     

  8. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    I just say Hey Ladies! they come running or if they hear the screen door slam I don't have to say a word they are already half way there.
     
  9. thndrdancr

    thndrdancr Songster

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    I wasnt having any luck whatsoever in callin my chickens, so I started doing that horse clucking thing when you want them to go, you know the tongue in side of cheek? I did it every time I fed them a goodie, so now...lil feet pound when I do it, its so cute!

    They KNOW to respond to that one ...! Easier than hollering!
     
  10. Alleyoops25

    Alleyoops25 Songster

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    Mine cme running to the sound of their feed being poured into the metal feeders. They hear this and its like a stampeed of chickens racing to get to the feeders first. Not like I am stingy but they seem to think that the best parts are for who ever gets there first. If They know I dont have food I could stand out there all day and call and they would all look at me like I am nuts from a good distance away.
     

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