How long will chicks continue to peep

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mrsengeseth, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. mrsengeseth

    mrsengeseth Chillin' With My Peeps

    My 8 week olds are still peeping vs clucking or chattering. How long do they continue their peeps until they stop and move onto clucking chatter or even crowing?
     
  2. ravenfeathers

    ravenfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my 8 week olds are starting to try clucking. there are a lot of high-pitched bok-boks in there now.
     
  3. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    I have a trio of 3 month old standard cochins that are still peeping. They are really slow to mature. My Australorps seem to start the voice change around 2 months old.

    Matt
     
  4. ChanceRider

    ChanceRider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are 9 weeks old today and still peeping. I have 3 RIR's, 3 EE's, and 3 GLW's. Every once in awhile I'll hear something that sounds like the start of a cluck. Usually if there's some sort of treat involved and they're all vying for their fair share [​IMG].
     
  5. supermom

    supermom Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 3 eight week old BR and they all still peep non stop. Although I think it's cute, I must admit it is getting annoying. My 18 week olds are much quieter!
     
  6. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    I have a six month old that clucks sometimes, but often makes a honking sound that sound like a deep peep. They all did it as their voices were changing, but this one still does "baby talk."
     

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