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Is It normal for a baby chicken to alert the rest of the flock

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SuperLuke, Jul 26, 2014.

  1. SuperLuke

    SuperLuke Chirping

    Apr 25, 2014
    This morning i woke up to my baby chicken alerting the rest of the flock that's there's a cat. Is that normal? I hope that doesn't mean she's a rooster. She is 3 months old
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Yes, that is normal and it's usually the roosters that does the alerting, but I have seen my hens raise the alarm too. If you are unsure about your clever chick's gender you can post pics of it in the What Breed Or Gender is This? section.
  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    My Coop
    Totally normal

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