Is this a warning call or something else.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hiccup, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. Hiccup

    Hiccup Hatching

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    So my dog and I were out with he chickens the other day and they started in on this call back and forth, what is it?

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    Last edited: Sep 20, 2013
  2. Chicken Talk! That is what they do when they sound alarm. Big Bad Predators are around. Or they are scared. Or even possibly a hen is laying an egg.

    Wish ya the best.
     
  3. cmedeiros17

    cmedeiros17 Chirping

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    Mine do that when they see something that scares or startles them. Or when they ****THINK*** they've seen something lol. I let my girls out quite early in the morning (they have a little light over their run area) and sometimes I have to run out to hush them up so they don't wake the neighbors. I usually take a look around the yard but don't often find what they saw. I have spied a cat or squirrel when they've been making that noise.
     
  4. Think that is most probably a warning, could have been a egg, but the pullet speech is wrong
     
  5. Even upcoming wind can cause that, just for interest sake
     
  6. cmedeiros17

    cmedeiros17 Chirping

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    Interesting - Thanks!
     
  7. Hiccup

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    Either way it was fun, and I was allowed to "join" the conversation! Thanks all
     
  8. tatertot

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    Sounds like the egg song
     

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