What is the egg song?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Sanchez, Jul 21, 2016.

  1. Sanchez

    Sanchez Just Hatched

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    I was wondering what is the egg song. My RIR are a 16weeks and I have notice a different chirp. Also I still have them on the chick starter food and I put a little poultry grit with it, I was told not to start them on layed food until there first egg, because of the calcium! I also feed them fresh veggies in the morning, tomato, cucumber, fresh corn(only when it's cool) grapes, lettuce, they love it, not to much daily just a morning treat!
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! The eggs song is usually a lot of noise that the hen makes when she has laid an egg or when she is getting ready to lay and is having a practice. Often when one las a few of the hens join in to!! Here are some threads for you to check out on this ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/newsearch?search=Egg+song+#

    Good luck for the future and enjoy BYC :frow
     
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  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Actually the egg song is kinda like "Bawk Bawk, Bawk, BAWGAWK!"
     
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  5. Sanchez

    Sanchez Just Hatched

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  6. just13nat

    just13nat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Exactly what we heard this morning and then found this! Our very first egg!
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