Very Vocal Chickens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by CoalLucker, Jan 22, 2017.

  1. CoalLucker

    CoalLucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    these two are constantly making this sounds and don't ever really stop, is there any reason for concern?
    here's the video of the sounds they're making:
     
  2. CoalLucker

    CoalLucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    also i might add, another one is making a kind of growling clucking sound that gets held out
     
  3. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    Some chickens are just a lot more vocal than others. I have one that never shuts up.
     
  4. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    I have Speckled Sussex, and they are real loud-mouths. Occasionally, the hens practice crowing, getting off a kind of horse yodel at the tail end. Nothing quiet and reserved about Sussex.

    It's partly territorial, partly self indulgent. It's how they roll.
     
  5. Mak24456

    Mak24456 Out Of The Brooder

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    They sound exactly like a couple of mine. The high pitched squeaky one is like my dominique and it's pretty much the only sound she makes, and I can hear it from outside my window right now as I type. The lower one is like my RIR who is just very loud in general. I think it just depends on the chicken, my buff orpington hardly makes any sound at all (except the egg song). No need to worry
     
  6. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Have they been laying? It sounds similar to the noises some of mine will make before they start up laying. I usually hear it up to 2 weeks before.
     
  7. CoalLucker

    CoalLucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they've been laying for about 2 weeks now
     
  8. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    It could be related to that. They usually quiet down after a few weeks.
     
  9. kris13

    kris13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sounds about like our chickens, especially when they think we're bringing treats out. Very vocal.
     

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