Very Noisy flock

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  1. oaklandgurlz

    oaklandgurlz New Egg

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    I have 5 Silver Laced Wyandottes who are often vocal but today are really loud. One hen in particular seems to get started but then the rest of the flock joins in. Really annoying my otherwise tolerant neighbor. I checked her for egg bound but couldn't feel anything.
    Yesterday I did give them some several heads of leftover lettuce and cantaloupe. They've never reacted badly to this in the past.

    Any suggestions?
    Bryan
     
  2. oaklandgurlz

    oaklandgurlz New Egg

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    May have figured it out. Four hawks just flew in to the neighborhood.
     
  3. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Guess it can depend on lots of variables (most of which I certainly cannot discern). Today, for example, my whole flock was noisy - dunno why - other days its like they have been smoking something illegal, they are so laid back. With my flock, hawk attacks for sure illicit the behaviour Wyorp describes, but if they are around and have not made an attempt to take a bird, then they can make noise like its going out of fashion. And egg laying is a cause for flock celebrations, for sure (you'd think the novelty would wear off, after laying almost every day [​IMG])
     
  5. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Hi, welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I think what your normally tolerant neighbor might be tying to say is "their out of eggs!" [​IMG]
    Otherwise, they can probably understand that you haven't done anything to deliberately upset their day and get over it. [​IMG] Assuming it doesn't become a NEW uncomfortable norm. It's good not only to have, but also to be a good neighbor. [​IMG]
     

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