New Chick Noises

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Rachealx4, Mar 29, 2018.

  1. Rachealx4

    Rachealx4 Songster

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    So my chicks are making a new noise this week. It's a trill...kind of like a quiet tree frog sound.

    Has anyone else heard this? Is it a happy sound or a "you're annoying me" sound?
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

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    I usually hear soft trilling when they are settling down for the night, like they have found their comfy place beside their favorite cuddle buddy. Soft trills, I believe are happy sounds,
     
  3. Rachealx4

    Rachealx4 Songster

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    Yes! It is the sweetest little sound.
     
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  4. Scottiemom

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    I have been able to differentiate a few little noises. The cute, little trill is usually when they are snuggling down and are content. There is also a louder call but it doesn't sound like they're frightened and it is usually when the lights start going off for the night. I think of it as the "come to bed" call. Then there's the excited "I got something neat" peep, too. Still watching and listening to figure out some of the other noises. So fun to learn from the little fuzzy butts!
     
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  5. Henriettamom919

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    One of my two Americana chicks makes the cutest little trill that almost sounds like a wild bird song! I think it's just a sound of general contentment. They've all been perfecting their predator purr, which is also adorable but usually just from sighting a crow or bluejay.
     
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