What breed makes this sound?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by warmheart, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. warmheart

    warmheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The little rescue hen we brought home a few days ago is so unwell, we cannot really tell her breed. To be honest, she looks like:
    A Swedish Flower hen .... but with the slight muffs and poofy neck to hint at Ameraucana/Easter Egger, and has a Belgian D'anvers tail.
    A Belgian D'anvers..........but she's got a straight (single) comb and is almost Ameraucana-sized.
    Any such thing as a jumbo D'anvers with straight comb, pink legs? Her color is (this is bizarre and gorgeous!) Mille Fleur over quail. (honest)

    She makes a sound I've never heard before from a chicken: A high-pitched "Brrrrt. Brrrrt." when I pick her up gently or something new happens to her. We've had other rescues just as weak/debilitated, and they made the usual chicken bawking, although it was a bit warble-y.

    What breed makes this "Brrrrt" sound? Thanks for any input.
     
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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Guinea of some kind?
     
  3. warmheart

    warmheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chuckling here! [​IMG] I honestly haven't heard a chicken that makes this sound! [​IMG] But she's a hen, perhaps a D'anvers or D'uccle mix? What sounds do those breeds make?[​IMG] Anything like this?
     
  4. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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  5. warmheart

    warmheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm, that could be it. She's still frightened and healing while being cared for here indoors. I'm being extra gentle with her.
     

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