Rooster that sometimes make hen noises

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mustangsaguaro, Jan 2, 2008.

  1. mustangsaguaro

    mustangsaguaro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nov 30, 2007
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    Do any of you have roosters that sometimes make hen noises? The noises I am referring to is after they've laid an egg they like to tell the whole world about it. My rooster sometimes makes those noises. Why do they do that? I know sometimes when I put them in at night and want to handle them (to check to make sure everyone is ok), my rooster has a fit. Here's a picture of him.

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  2. BantyChickMom

    BantyChickMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2007
    Henderson, NC
    Usually, any ruckus coming from my pens are caused by the roosters, and it does sound like a cackling hen after laying an egg.
    I find it very funny.
    When one gets to hollering, the other roosters join in.
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Yep, my hens start and the roosters join in.
     

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