Sensitive ears, or what?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by somissemilyy, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. somissemilyy

    somissemilyy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do chickens have sensitive ears? Everytime I yell "Chicky Chicky Chicky" they sometimes shake their heads like it hurts their ears. Or if I call my chicken my it's name like "Domino" or "Shadow" they shake their heads.. Why is this? Thanks! [​IMG]
     
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Might be because you're yelling? My chickens much prefer a lower, calm tone.
     
  3. somissemilyy

    somissemilyy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well when I'm on the back porch I yell Chicky but then I will say the chickens name in a soft voice & they still shake their head
     
  4. ncwormfarmer

    ncwormfarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    You could stop talking to them and just shake a cup full of chicken scratch...then their little legs will come running.
     

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