One of the chickens makes a sort of whistling sound

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by AKnewbie, Oct 5, 2012.

  1. AKnewbie

    AKnewbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not a wheezing, labored sound but more like a higher pitch whistle.
    Is this normal?
    Or is this an indication of illness?
     
  2. SIMZ

    SIMZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is the chicken making that sound while breathing? If so, it is most likely a sign of illness or some problem.

    On the other hand, we have a little bantam rooster that makes a whistle sound as a warning - frequently. He also does some funny breathing sounds that I attribute to his hyper nature. :)
     
  3. AKnewbie

    AKnewbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You know how chickens make the kind of buk-buk-buk sound while they're out and about?
    This one makes sort of makes a high pitch version of that.
     
  4. SIMZ

    SIMZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow - I don't know.

    Anyone?
     
  5. daoustaj

    daoustaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has it always sounded that way? If its new it may be a problem with an infestion or something but if its always been different maybe it is a deformity?
     

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