My babies are clucking-- just happy!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tarbios2, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. tarbios2

    tarbios2 Out Of The Brooder

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    About a week ago, I was wondering when the sweet little chirps of my two 9-week-old Ameraucanas were going to start sounding more clucky and less chirpy. Don't get me wrong -- I love the chirps, but was curious when their big-girl voices would come in.

    Sure enough, that afternoon when I was cleaning their coop I startled one of them by picking her up and moving her out of my way, and while the other chirped frantically, the girl I moved let out a mid-level, first timer cluck! It was like "chirp-chirp-CLACK!" Not quite cluck, but not quite chirp.

    In the days to come she's started clacking -- and clucking -- more regularly.

    It's sweet. [​IMG]
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    I love it when they go through that not-a-chick-not-quite-a-chicken stage!
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Awww, sounds like your babies are growing up! :jumpy
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. There's nothing quite like the joy of raising chicks. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Enjoy your babies!
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Yes, your babies are growing up! They sort of sound like honking geese if you ask me at this age! LOL But by the time they are of laying age, they should be clucking more like chickens should.

    Enjoy your babies and welcome to our flock!
     
  7. BayBay Peepers

    BayBay Peepers Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Love your avatar, I bet they glued the little chick to the chair to get it to stay put.[​IMG]
     

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