Roosters Doing Egg Song

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by WV_Chicken, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. WV_Chicken

    WV_Chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I saw a video of an egg song and tonight two of our roosters were making a heck of a racket. We went out there and they were singing the egg song. it went buck-buck-buck-buck-bagawww or something of that nature. They were singing kinda in unison. why would a rooster make this noise. There were no predators or anything like that out there.
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Sometimes roosters sing it to "support" the hens. Honest! One of my Roos sings it when his favorite hens lay an egg.

    Also, it is the same call for "trouble" but just louder and faster.
     
  3. gitlost80

    gitlost80 Trigger Pullet

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    Everytime one of my ladies lays an egg and does the song, my Rooster does it back. He has always done that so I thought all Roos did it. He has 5 ladies and he really does take care of them and watches over them. I think he really loves them and thats why he does it. He also goes in the coop and waits by them the whole time they lay there eggs. Its really sweet to watch.
     

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