Voices changing

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by moodlymoo, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. moodlymoo

    moodlymoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, some of my young flock are making an odd squawking noise. They are about 3 months old. Is it their voices are changing from peeping to boking like boys going through puberty?
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Eventually, they will loose their peeps. I don't think you'll get a full-bodied bawk until that first egg comes out. Then they know true pain. [​IMG]
     
  3. Roy Rooster

    Roy Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,

    Their voices do start to change I think my started to go from peeping to bawking around that time.
    They are 5 months old now they have been bawking for a while now.
     
  4. RoosterRanch

    RoosterRanch Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I have a couple of young cockrells that are trying to crow but dont seem to know the words.[​IMG]
     
  5. moodlymoo

    moodlymoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She sounds like a deep peep
     
  6. Roy Rooster

    Roy Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:yea, mine sounded kind of like that when their voices were changing. Some changed earlier than others.
    So I had some peepers and some bawkers.
     
  7. chickchicks

    chickchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my two boys have started they sound like a honk hoooounk noise then a nooohooo noise !

    sounds a mixture of an old car horn and a dog [​IMG]
     
  8. RedDrgn

    RedDrgn Anachronistic Anomaly

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    Probably. They make all kinds of weird sounds (half peeps/boks/squawks) during their transition.
     

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