My Brahma hen constantly making noise

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by inlovewithturbo, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. inlovewithturbo

    inlovewithturbo New Egg

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    Our hen developed a strange habit 4 weeks ago. She is constantly, throughout the day and into the late night (until she sleeps), making a steady, non-stop noise. It is not a full-on clucking, but something like, "cuh-caw, cuh-caw, cuh-caw...." It's similar to the panic sound made when danger is sensed.

    She stopped laying. She eats and drinks and is maintaining her weight. We have to keep her separated from the rest of the coop because they attack her when given the chance.

    Does anyone have any idea what is going on with this gal?
     
  2. ScratchesWithChickens

    ScratchesWithChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you might have a broody hen!
     
  3. barred-rocks-rock

    barred-rocks-rock Can't stick with a Title

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  4. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, she's broody.

    I keep Brahmas and they DO like to let you know what they are up to. And they certainly can cover some eggs......I hope you want chicks![​IMG]

    Sandie
     

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