Is this a warning call or something else.

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

  1. Hiccup

    Hiccup New Egg

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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. Peplers chicks

    Peplers chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Think that is most probably a warning, could have been a egg, but the pullet speech is wrong
     
  5. Peplers chicks

    Peplers chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Even upcoming wind can cause that, just for interest sake
     
  6. cmedeiros17

    cmedeiros17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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

    tatertot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like the egg song
     

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