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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LadyKotaDoria, Nov 17, 2012.

  1. LadyKotaDoria

    LadyKotaDoria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am new to chicken but not to birds. I have 6 chicks, 1 and 2 weeks old, they are very quite. They sound like they are whispering. I did not expect them to be this quite. They eat, drink, sleep and pop, in their 4'X4' pen. I have 3 temperature zones, with perches of different sizes and heights. They have formed a tight flock.
    Question: Is there anything I can do other then what I have to keep them quite as they grow up? With chickens, do quite chicks grow into quite chickens? I have difficulty in even entertaining the hope that the girls will reman this quite.
     
  2. aleebama

    aleebama Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine didn't remain quiet once they began laying. The egg song is quite obnoxious compared to their content soft chirping and clucking.
     
  3. LadyKotaDoria

    LadyKotaDoria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm a woman, gave birth. I think the girls should be given a brake. I think I may have said a few things myself when I gave birth, they have to do it 3 to 6 times a week, when she gets a little older and fewer eggs, it must be a relief. And don' t get upset if one rests for more then a day or two.

    If they want to shout when she lays an egg, I'm not going to get made. I might get ear plugs for my neighbors and my self. If the gray up to be as calm and quite, I know how lucky I am.
     

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