My chicken barks

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Heather J, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. Heather J

    Heather J Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No really, I have this pullet who recently started laying and today when I was out collecting eggs and topping off the feed she made this funny barking noise three times. (like a teacup-sized dog, really high pitched.) I kind of wondered if it was a cough or something. Has anyone else heard something like this?
     
  2. Debi214

    Debi214 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She might have been sneezing or it may be the beginning of the "I laid an egg" song!
     
  3. Quella

    Quella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my chicks do that, but it's more like a raspy chirp. Probably not sneezing since it's high pitched. Or maybe the egg song... it's like a rooster beginning to crow...maybe..
     
  4. lengel

    lengel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hens make a wide variety of noises. When my black sex links were attacked by a mink, it sounded like a small child screaming. When my Aracauna lays, she sounds like a rooster crowing.
     
  5. basicliving

    basicliving Keepin' the sunny side up

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    Mine occasionally sneeze and it kind of sounds like a very high pitched bark.
     
  6. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    ..and I have two that honk...[​IMG]
     
  7. Heather J

    Heather J Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, as long as barking isn't a sign hat there's something wrong with her. lol

    I'm so excited to report that five of my nine pullets laid eggs yesterday! I've never gotten more than three before, and EVERY ONE of my hens from my other coop laid today! It's never happened before.

    Of course, now what am I going to do with all those eggs?
     
  8. Migizi

    Migizi Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my girls Hisses like a cat!!!!!!!!!!!!! figure that out a barking dog and a hissing Cat!!! lol
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  9. Jean01

    Jean01 New Egg

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    Hi

    One of my hens makes a barking noise or maybe its a sneeze cannot tell exactly what it is !!

    But we do have a lot of dogs in our neighbourhood and the chickens would hear them barking. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  10. bird of a feather

    bird of a feather Out Of The Brooder

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    If there are no roos around, she might be crowing. We've had not one but two hens do that!
     

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