Loud Chick

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by PorterPack, Mar 26, 2015.

  1. PorterPack

    PorterPack Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all! My husband and I just started our flock today. We bought 2 buff orpingtons and 2 araucanas. One of the orpingtons is chirping loudly, almost like something is wrong. She's been eating, drinking, pooping; she kinda goes back and forth from the heat lamp. Any ideas as to what might be the problem? Is it possible she wants attention? Any advice would be greatly appreciated!!
     
  2. yamah1138

    yamah1138 Out Of The Brooder

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    Does it quiet down when the chick sees you? It could be that it has imprinted on you
     
  3. PorterPack

    PorterPack Out Of The Brooder

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    She almost always quiets down when I sit next to the brooder and she can see me...
     
  4. yamah1138

    yamah1138 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yep it sounds like it thinks you are mother :) it can get annoying but It should be more tame as an adult
     
  5. PorterPack

    PorterPack Out Of The Brooder

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    After we turned out all the lights in the house she quieted down in about fifteen minutes...I guess maybe she's just nosy and needed to know where I was lol. Thanks for the help!
     

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