Pullet has discovered her BIG voice. Eggs soon?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by allison finch, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. allison finch

    allison finch Songster

    Jun 12, 2009
    Chapel Hill, NC
    My cochin/silkie girl demonstrated her first big voice today. She has been "clucking" awile but today had her first BAK BAK BAK BA-GAWK!!And boy was it loud and long. Is this the egging song? Does it mean she may be laying soon? She was given to me and, although very young, I'm not exactly sure of her age.
    Last edited: Aug 9, 2009
  2. allison finch

    allison finch Songster

    Jun 12, 2009
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Now one of her sisters is doing the same with her. Melody and harmony!! I am hoping the neighbors are ignoring the first BAWKS of many to come.
  3. ~*Sweet Cheeks*~

    ~*Sweet Cheeks*~ Songster

    Mar 12, 2009
    Medford, Oregon
    My barred rock that was the first layer started with the egg laying song a couple weeks before her first egg that was layed at 20 wks.

    Good luck with yours. Some of my girls do the song while laying and others are quiet.
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Yup, egg song. You will have eggs soon.

    My RIR sang for a couple days before she laid.
  5. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

    Jul 16, 2009
    My girls found their big voice about a month ago and no eggs yet. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 9, 2009
  6. FlockMama

    FlockMama ChickyBawkyChickChick

    Mar 11, 2009
    Washington State
    Yup...Eggs soon!

    Mine practiced for a couple days first [​IMG]
  7. allison finch

    allison finch Songster

    Jun 12, 2009
    Chapel Hill, NC
    By big voice, I mean BIG!! They went from cheeping to clucking before I got them. My EE's are 12 weeks and one has just started clucking and the others are still cheeping, but not as often.

    This song can be heard in the front yard (from the back yard). It is distinctive, and did I mention....loud?
  8. Dixiedoodle

    Dixiedoodle Songster

    Apr 14, 2007
    My girls are 22 wks old---no egg songs and no eggs [​IMG]
  9. Rivka

    Rivka In the Brooder

    Apr 24, 2009
    I was about to search this !
    My barred rock used to trill and all of the sudden she sounds like a qwacking duck! And if her pal my RIP leaved her she is qwacking all over the yard looking for her buddy!

    It is really loud...worry about my neighbors who don't know hearing that!

    Will she quiet down or start the bok bok?
  10. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

    Nov 18, 2007
    My Coop
    Can you post a picture of her?

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