My chickens are so loud

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ElectricLeaf, Apr 18, 2019.

  1. ElectricLeaf

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    I don't know why, but I went into the coop and my 7 weeks old chickens were chirping super loud and were running up to me when I came in. I don't know what is wrong. Are they ok?
     
  2. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Araucana Addict

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    Is it possible that something is in the coop that is spooking them?
     
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  3. ElectricLeaf

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    What do you mean by spoiling? They just have a trough of food, a bucket of water with the sideways sippers, and a roost. Obviously that's not all, but those are the only things I can think of that would spoil them. My mom says it also might be because we normally take them into our backyard this time of day, but aren't today.
     
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    Sorry meant to type spooking.
     
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  5. ElectricLeaf

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    lol, my bad. I don't know. It's fully closed, but it might be a wasp. I just spotted one by their coop.
     
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  6. Brahma Chicken5000

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    They may have been happy to see you is all. I haven’t hand reared chicks in almost 2 years and the last time I had chicks was when my Gamefowl hen went broody last summer. Her chicks were only loud if I picked them up because they called for their mom.
     
  7. ElectricLeaf

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    Oh, ok. Thanks!
     
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  8. ElectricLeaf

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    They're also very frantic and running around, I think it was a wasp that scared them.
     
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  9. aart

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    These kind of 'sippers'?
    Have they been using this waterer for quite some time.... or is it new?
    Are you sure they all know how to use it?
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  10. ElectricLeaf

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    The ones I have are a slightly better version than that. They know that that's where they get their water, but they don't quite know how to push the silver thing.
     

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