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Sebright Bantam noises...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by comptonsgonecountry, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. comptonsgonecountry

    comptonsgonecountry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 7 week old Sebright Bantam that makes a low whistling sound. It's almost like a purr. Has anyone ever heard such a thing out of a chick before?
     
  2. v.cyr

    v.cyr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    our older chicks(from 3 weeks or so until they start making adult noises) have all ways trilled(our name for the sound)... our brahma Rocky does it constantly, much more than any chick I have ever had, but they all have done it...
     
  3. LupinLaneChickens

    LupinLaneChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a Serama chick about the same age as yours that made the whistling sound. It ended up being because she had an upper respiratory infection! You may want to check out your Sebright and make sure it isnt whistling because it's having trouble breathing. The Serama recovered and stopped making the noise once we put her on antibiotics.
     
  4. comptonsgonecountry

    comptonsgonecountry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Serama chick about the same age as yours that made the whistling sound. It ended up being because she had an upper respiratory infection! You may want to check out your Sebright and make sure it isnt whistling because it's having trouble breathing. The Serama recovered and stopped making the noise once we put her on antibiotics.

    She/He has been doing this for a couple weeks now and is acting normal. She makes the noise when they all are roosting. It almost sounds like a lullaby she is singing to the flock.

    I'll keep my eye on her just to make sure it's not an infection. Tha​
     

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