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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. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken 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 Out of the Woods Premium Member

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

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