Not the egg song, just whining at me.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tomato lady, Sep 8, 2009.

  1. tomato lady

    tomato lady Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 18, 2009
    Eatonville, WA
    My SexLink that just started doing the egg squat a few days ago is following me all over the coop whining at me. Is she just expecting me to give her treats or is it something else. Anyone else have a pullet about to start laying do this?

    BTW, Granddaughter's EE just started doing the egg squat too. No whining from her. I have 12 pullets all purchased the first of May, estimate their hatch date the last week in April. Should have some eggs soon!
  2. daklander

    daklander Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 1, 2009
    Menifee, CA
    You're the rooster and she wants you to do your duty.
  3. mrbstephens

    mrbstephens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Eeewwww! [​IMG]
  4. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

    Aug 17, 2008
    Larry, KS
    My Coop
    I neeeeeeeeeeed a daaaaaaaaaaaaaaate!!!

    Just pat her on the back and ruffle her feathers so she feels attended-to.

    Different breeds and different birds will make noises- my BR whine and wheedle to be held- it's hysterical!
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    My BR is a loud mouth too. I always feel like she's chewing me out.

    Just give her some good pets and she'll get up and fluff off. Then she'll feel like you've done your roosterly deed. [​IMG]
  6. 2DogsFarm

    2DogsFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2009
    NW Indiana
    Quote:Oy...that's what I've been doing for my almost-6mo squatters.
    So I'm a Chicken Gigolo?? [​IMG]
  7. Chotii

    Chotii Chillin' With My Peeps

    I run my hand down the girls' backs and then tweak their tails sideways. That always gets 'em. I smirk.
  8. NotTheMomma

    NotTheMomma Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG]I have a BA roo that gives them ALL the attention they could ever want! However, there's this one EE, that's named Henny Penny, and one named Liz Taylor.... those two drive me bonkers! They are air heads. They talk from the moment their eyes open in the morning, until lights out at night. Not a soft spoken talk. Oh no. They SCREAM! And just walk around the yard just fussing and fussing. "The grass is too tall. The grass is too short. Not enough grasshoppers. Too many darn grasshoppers! I'm tired of eating apples. Don't you dare pick up those apples for the horses!"
    On, and on... all day long!

    My 13yr old daughter wants to know if they make chicken muzzles. If not, she says she's gonna get a paten for one.
  9. nancysmith2

    nancysmith2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2009
    I think that makes us Chicolos. My EE lovesss me. She squats every time she sees me. I rub her back and ruffle her feathers and she looks at me funny and goes on about her business. My RIR could care less.

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