Very loud chickens.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by PearlaMae123, Sep 19, 2018.

  1. PearlaMae123

    PearlaMae123 In the Brooder

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    Every morning they have very loud clucking spells when nothing is wrong. For the hours from about 8-12 they freak out for no reason. We don’t know why they do it, but it’s very obnoxious and we don’t want neighbors to complain. How can we get our hens to calm down?
     
  2. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    How many chickens and much space do they have?
    Do they hear other animals/noises near them during those times?
     
  3. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!!

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    My EEs never shut up! Lol
     
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  4. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Crossing the Road

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    Are they laying pullets?
    That may be the time of day when various birds are laying eggs and start up the egg song.
     
  5. mixedbreeds

    mixedbreeds Songster

    Yes mine make a lot of noise during that time frame they are laying eggs the roosters join in it’s quite the commotion
     
  6. PearlaMae123

    PearlaMae123 In the Brooder

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    They have the entire backyard to themselves. If there IS anything wrong it’s just a crow flew over or something.
     
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  7. PearlaMae123

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    3 of them are 2 years old and one of them is a laying pullet.
     
  8. flaflocker

    flaflocker In the Brooder

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    Overhead hawks, snakes, rats, opossums, raccoons, bobcats, dogs. Or just general cussedness. Mine are usually pretty quiet except when laying. If they “freak out” I can guess that one of the above spooked them.
     
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  9. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crossing the Road

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    that's called an egg song... they are just letting you know they left you a gift:p (fyi, this is speculation as I can't hear them)
     
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