Rooster making an egg announcement?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Sgsf, Oct 7, 2010.

  1. Sgsf

    Sgsf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes when my rooster gets scared or feels dangered, he'll make this exact noise:



    Why? Isn't that for hens to make announcements? [​IMG]
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Ahhhh! The Egg Song is nearly the same as the Danger! Warning Call. The second is just announced more loudly and a bit faster in cadence.

    HOWEVER, roosters DO often sing the Egg Song with their hens! Or for their hens.

    When you've got 3 or more in the yard all singing the Egg Song slightly off point from each other, it's quite a cachophony!
     

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