Noisy chickens.. but no egg...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Porlalee, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. Porlalee

    Porlalee Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 6, 2010
    My 2 23 wk old Dominiques are acting and SOUNDING like they are ready to begin the process, but nothing yet.. One seems to be more interesterd than the other. When one is in the nest box hangin out, the other one just shouts loud chicken shouts til they are again together. Separation anxiety to the max! Tried putting them in the coop with pop door shut.. Due to the vents, they were nearly as loud as they are outside in the run. What to do?? Hope we don't upset any neighbors. Thank God they don't do this during the night...
  2. Tomhusker

    Tomhusker Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2010
    Hamburg, Iowa
    Sounds like practicing the egg song to me.
  3. kipper

    kipper Chillin' With My Peeps

    They will practice some egg song before the real deal. I hope your neighbors won't be ticked off by the noise, some of our breeds are really loud. Our 3 cochins don't egg song, it is strange.
  4. Toi-toi

    Toi-toi Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2010
    Central MA
    Mine did that noisy thing about 2weeks ago but no eggs yet....

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