Spying on my chickens being goofy!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Wattles, Feb 15, 2008.

  1. Wattles

    Wattles Songster

    Aug 20, 2007
    San Antonio, TX
    My chickens sometimes break out into ear-splitting clucking sessions like this after one of them lays an egg. They're so noisy! Here, I filmed them through my living room window which looks out into the coop - sorry about the glare from the glass. Do other people's chickens cluck this loudly? To my horror, they sometimes do this in the morning as well - as early as 6.30am - ugh. Their clucking is so loud even through the glass that I don't even want to think about how loud it is outside next to them (they always stop when I walk outside or open the window.)

  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    eas dropping on your birds. You peeping tom! LOL just playing.

    Watching the vid now
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  3. newbiecaroline

    newbiecaroline Songster

    Jan 21, 2008
    wow "my eggs bigger than your egg!"? lol
  4. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Songster

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    Wow that was hysterical! I turned it up and my dog was cocking his head back and forth trying to figure out where it was coming from.
    Only one of my girls is laying and she is very quiet...she does a stressed little sound while she is picking her spot then does one loudish squawk when she lays and then it's over. I'm curious to see how loud the Buff Orps are going to be when they start laying.
  5. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Quote:I will post a vid of the buff orp girls 20 weeks from now. Thats when they might lay
  6. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Songster

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    Mine are due to start laying any day now. I have one with a very red face, comb and wattles. I'm not sure what she is waiting for. [​IMG]
  7. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ

    Can you do me a favor and check out the latest buff orp gender pics? I have 3 leaving tonight and want to know which oines are boys and which ones are girls. do girls have red wattles right away or do the boys have red wattles right away? I dont want to give the lady boys instead of girls
  8. Kaneke

    Kaneke Songster

    oh, you too ??

    one of the girls will lay, then do the bok bok bawwwwwk routine

    then the roo will sound off, same way

    then one hen, then another, then another

    then the roo will chime in again

    what a chorus !
  9. Jillylam

    Jillylam Songster

    Mar 16, 2007
    Kingwood, NJ
    I love the video! Almost all of ours make the same noise. (RI Reds & EE's) We call it The Egg Celebration.
  10. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Songster

    Jan 17, 2008
    thats funny. You notice all of a second when you went into the pen they shut up. Hilarious. Mine do that too, even with me in the pen.

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