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What does it sound like when the yougin's start to try to crow????

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mamahen2011, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. mamahen2011

    mamahen2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I may have heard one of the little ones trying to be a big-boy this afternoon but not sure. They are a bit over 4 weeks old I do believe (at least, we've had them for 4 weeks now). Is this about the age that they start trying to make those big-boy noises??? It sounded very strange and much different from the little peeps they've been making. [​IMG]
     
  2. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    It is an odd funny sound. Kinda hoarse but high pitched. Sometimes they cut themselves off like their own sound scared them.
     
  3. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    It sounds like a cartoon rooster crowing on helium through a papertowel roll, a sore throat, a wad of gum and a toothache while being chased by a bugbear and having stage-fright.
     
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    "Errr ah....errr a eerk!" on a kazoo.
     
  5. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Quote:I wanna hear you say that in person!!
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  6. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    All of the above very accurate... think teen-age boy when his voice is changing... only a chicken.
     
  7. pharmchickrnmom

    pharmchickrnmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All of the above. I discovered this 2 weeks ago when my little girl Mumbles started making those sounds. He doesnt do it every day but his attempts are hilarious to listen to. Sounds like someone has him by the throat! He is a sweet boy though. Hope he stays that way. I figure there are at least 2 more right behind him!
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Like they're being strangled [​IMG]
     
  9. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Look it up on youtube. Thats what I just did! I wanted to see what it sounded like too! [​IMG]
     
  10. infernoflower

    infernoflower Out Of The Brooder

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    I have one starting now that has the cadence of cock-a-doodle-doo without the "cock-a" part. The best part is, he hasn't figured out to open his mouth when he does it so it just sounds like he's humming really loud.
     

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