How noisy is a chicken .

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Bruins, Mar 14, 2015.

  1. Bruins

    Bruins In the Brooder

    Jan 26, 2015
    Frederick Co, MD
    I have heard that there are differences in breeds of chickens as some are noisier than others , but how noisy is a chicken really .

    Can you hear them cluck from 10 feet away , 20 feet away , 30 feet away , etc....?
  2. rougerage16

    rougerage16 In the Brooder

    Dec 8, 2012
    I have two RIR hens and they are pretty noisy. They are about 10 feet outside my bedroom and their cackles and squaks definitely wake me up in the morning.
  3. BSL Egger

    BSL Egger In the Brooder

    Mar 15, 2015
    No chicken actually has a determined volume level. I can hear mine cackle when I'm inside my house. All chickens will make noise but some will make less and some will make more noise. Typically leghorns are known for being very flight.
  4. darina

    darina Chirping

    May 10, 2014
    I would say, clucking you can hear from 20 feet away. If they are singing the egg song or squawking, you can hear from 100 + feet away.
  5. Dansoy

    Dansoy In the Brooder

    Mar 7, 2015
    Ya its more noisy then human imo.
    If my roo goes far, all the hens keep yelling at him ..or calling.
    If my neighboors chicken visit here (free range) they all make mad sounds.
    Every morning it wakes me up around 5:00.
    My roo's sounds are the loudest in the whole area..its like he wants to be the loudest of them all..
    There are many roo's around but they're much quieter.
    I'm used to it and my neighboors also so its ok.
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2015

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