What does "Bock Bock BA-GOCK!" mean?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by TarheelBirdy, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. TarheelBirdy

    TarheelBirdy Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've always wondered what they are saying when they start the repetitive "Bock Bock BA-GOCK!" thing.
     
  2. banks

    banks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sound like my egg song to me!
    Joy to hear
     
  3. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    It means..... "I am Chicken, hear me roar!" [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. Theapplechicks

    Theapplechicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    nice and loud? mine does that before or after she lays an egg
     
  5. SueSteeves

    SueSteeves Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. poseygrace

    poseygrace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine do that when they see a "predator," like my totally tame kitty cat, or a squirrel... But it's really loud and insistent, like "Bok Bok Bok Bok BA-GOCK!" Over and over.
     
  7. new chick 203

    new chick 203 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "I laid an EGG! I laid an EGG!"
     
  8. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Quote:Ground predator warning.
     
  9. jwg423

    jwg423 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine were just doing it to let me know that my pigs were out! HAHA such tattle tails! They got the piggies in trouble LOL
     
  10. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2011
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    Oh that beautiful egg song!!!!!!
     

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