What if it honks like a goose but it's not a goose?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lewishe, Oct 16, 2011.

  1. lewishe

    lewishe Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 5, 2011
    I have a BR that 2 weeks ago I noticed when I let them out to roam around she would "honk". At first I thought, "Oh no I hope she's not coming down with some respiratory thing. The next few days I kept her in the run and kept an eye on her and no more honking. So I let them all out to roam around and as she flew out of the run "HONK, HONK" I thought what the heck. Now it seems that she does it only when she is let out. Is this because she is over stimulated? Anyone else had this? It sounds exactly like one of those clown horns or the horns kids have on their bikes, Honk Honk [​IMG] I just want to make sure that it is not a respiratory thing that only shows up when she is running around. She is otherwise completely healthy and friendly. Thanks.
  2. citychickx6

    citychickx6 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2011
    I have a BO that does the same thing. Weird but we expect weird around here.
  3. bustermommy

    bustermommy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2011
    One of my ee's does this all the time. Nothing's wrong. They just sound ridiculous. [​IMG]
  4. Justhatched

    Justhatched Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    I used to have some that sounded like a duck. It was shortly after their little chick chirp went away and they were getting their voice so to speak. I haven't heard it for a little while now. Every time I would hear it I had to stop and look wondering where the duck was. We don't have any so it was shocking. My girls are 24 weeks and I haven't heard it for about a month now. I don't think anything is wrong. I thought of it as when a person goes through puberty and their voice changes.
  5. lewishe

    lewishe Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 5, 2011
    Great thanks for the responses [​IMG]

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