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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by davecash, Sep 5, 2007.

  1. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what are the diffrent types of noises chickens make and what do they mean?
     
  2. peeps7

    peeps7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
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    That is kinda a hard one to answer but I do know one. This noise happens when a chicken finds something and he lets all the other chickens know by making a high pitched, fast clucking noise.
     
  3. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awesome! ive heard my rooster do that sometimes
     
  4. Nyna

    Nyna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yesterday we (me, DH, Dog and 4 hens) were sitting in the yard together. All of a sudden the hens start doing this kinda quiet gurgling noise. I don't know, hard to explain... almost like gargling some water. [​IMG] But anyways we were like what? They all started doing it and looking over by some trees and we saw it! It was a hawk! Wow they have good vision. Not even dog saw or heard it. It was their little growl or warning call or something![​IMG]
     
  5. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    One of my girls the other day was screaming "bok bok baaaaaggggggaaaaawwwwwwkkkkkk" I mean really loud. They're 18 weeks old. The only other time I heard that was a couple of weeks ago my blind pullet did it for about 5 seconds. But this girl did it for about 5 minutes and then the rooster started mocking her and doing it too.

    Is that a sign of them going to lay soon or just new grown up voices?
     
  6. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

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    Quote:You just want everything they do to be a sign they are gonna lay soon [​IMG] [​IMG]

    If you see them eating, that is a sign they are gonna lay, dont know how soon, but it will happen. A watched pot never BOILS, never mind that isn't true you can watch and they will still lay, just not till they are ready too. Begging doesn't work, neither does threatening to put them on the grill if they dont start soon , but it will make you feel better. [​IMG]
     
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  7. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    Quote:You just want everything they do to be a sign they are gonna lay soon [​IMG] [​IMG]

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  8. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    Quote:You just want everything they do to be a sign they are gonna lay soon [​IMG] [​IMG]

    If you see them eating, that is a sign they are gonna lay, dont know how soon, but it will happen. A watched pot never BOILS, never mind that isn't true you can watch and they will still lay, just not till they are ready too. Begging doesn't work, neither does threatening to put them on the grill if they dont start soon , but it will make you feel better. [​IMG]

    Yeah I know, I'm pitiful. Every time I see a girl go into the nesting boxes I'm running to get the camera. They just go in there to scratch all the straw out. I just want eggs and I want them NOW! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    Although southern chick, mine make that noise right before they head in to lay. I love the noise momma hens make to tell their babies to come eat when you pour fresh food in the dish. It is a true "cluck, cluck, cluck".
     
  10. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    The noise my roo's make when they find a goody and are calling the hens to it is kind of like " gook-gook-gook-gook"

    When things are calm and they're just standing around with the hens the roo's will make a trilling noise and whistling.

    Our barred rock roo after he's been picked up and held then put back down lets out this stream of noises the sounds like he's grumbling or cussing!
     

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