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weird chicken noise

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by RDFarms, Apr 8, 2016.

  1. RDFarms

    RDFarms Out Of The Brooder

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    It was about 3 or 4 months ago I reached towards one of my hens when she was in the nesting box and she made a sound that was like Gaaaaaa! So i just thought that she was protecting her eggs so i left her alone. The next day,she was out of the nesting box,I reached towards her and she made the same sound. She still makes that sound when I touch her or reach for her. If anyone knows why she is doing that could you tell me. Thanks.
     
  2. RDFarms

    RDFarms Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]My Red Star hen
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Does she puff up and peck you when she makes that noise? If not maybe that's how she acknowledges your presence.
     
  4. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. Chickens do some strange things, but probably as DD suggests, she just saying hi.

    All the best
    CT
     
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Is there a chance she could be broody? I had a Black Australorp that did that when she wanted to sit on eggs. I don't think red sex links are known for their broodiness but there's always that "oddball", lol.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
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  6. RDFarms

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    Thanks all of you.
     
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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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