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Pullet being REALLY LOUD!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sunny & the 5 egg layers, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Crowing

    Mar 29, 2011
    One of my Black Australorp's keeps making a really loud noise. It is hard to describe, but I looked up the egg song on youtube and it sounds just like that but without the "Bawwcaawwwck!". She is almost 17 weeks old. Non of the others are as loud and annoying. She hasn't laid an egg yet.
    Why do you think she is so loud? Is she going to lay soon? Her comb is pretty red. I will have to take a pic of her later and post it.

  2. sadies chicks

    sadies chicks Songster

    Apr 19, 2011
    My New Hampshire is doing the same thing. Like she is yelling at me or something [​IMG] She seems to be the alpha of the group so maybe that has something to do with it? No clue, but it sure is annoying [​IMG]
  3. That's is simply part of the process before laying. Usually they will get loud a few days to a 2 weeks before laying their first egg. The deep red comb, showing interest in the nest boxes, constant "talking" are all signs. It is just what they do. Whatch how she squats when you bend do to pick her up.
  4. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Songster

    Mar 9, 2011
    I think so... My girl got super loud right before she laid her first egg.. But she is also our dominent hen.. Shes now laying and still the loudest..lol

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