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She's become more vocal, could this be a sign?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by stone_family3, Sep 21, 2011.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So Luna is approximately 4 months old, she's a white Cochin.

    Recently she lost her coop mates to a raccoon (I took care of two of them and the hole has been fixed). She's become way more vocal the last two days, coop mates were lost 4-7 days ago and raccoons caught 2-3 days ago. She's been super loud, compared to her little coos she normally does. She also likes to make little nests every where in the coop, so I everytime I see her do it I put her in the nesting box.

    Is this a sign of getting ready to lay an egg or is she just filling the space with her noise?

    here is a pic and her face is very red (at least I think it is).
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    IMAG0448 by StonesChickens, on Flickr
     
  2. hennyannie

    hennyannie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2011
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    Could be, they like to practice that egg song. Hope you get an egg soon, and so sorry for your losses. [​IMG]
     
  3. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, I am hoping to pick up a few birds this weekend. So hopefully she won't be that lonely (at least I think she's lonely, she does have a rabbit and bunnies living in the coop).
     

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