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Low Rumbling Noise In Rooster.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lydiagirl99, Jul 22, 2016.

  1. lydiagirl99

    lydiagirl99 Chirping

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    So one of my hens went into her nest box and my rooster seemed like "Interested" in what she was doing. He walks over to her and bends his head down making a low rumbling noise right next to her. Almost like he's trying to comfort her. Any Ideas ? Just curious.
     

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    He's telling her that she has picked a good place to lay her egg. Many roosters will enter the nest and make this sound to entice hens to lay there.
     
  3. lydiagirl99

    lydiagirl99 Chirping

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    Awweeee. [​IMG] Chickens surprise me more and more everyday. Thank you !
     
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  4. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road

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    My roo spends a lot of time in nesting behaviors with his girls. He finds nesting spots, and will make a great show of fluffing up the bedding, and "chuckling". Sounds like tid-bitting but a bit different.
     

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