What is the "egg song?"

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by silkiechick05, Nov 21, 2009.

  1. silkiechick05

    silkiechick05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How does it sound??
     
  2. farmin'chick

    farmin'chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL well.....Prk prk PAWK prk prk puhDAW KIT!
     
  3. Ibicella

    Ibicella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's that really classic chicken noise when a hen is sitting in the nest box and clucking away, "Buk buk buk ba-KAWK! Buk buk buk buk ba-KAWK!..."
     
  4. shaggy

    shaggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:mine just layed her first about an hour ago

    she was not very loud .... sounded like she was a little cranky


    listen between 12-19 seconds into it --- you will hear it in the background

     
  5. bwebb7

    bwebb7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is stunning!
    Congrats
     
  6. shaggy

    shaggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:not mine .... just did a youtube search until i found the right sound


    ... now that i have heard it myself, i know what to listen for
     
  7. bawkbawkbawk

    bawkbawkbawk Chillin' With My Peeps

    My BO just laid her fourth egg. I was listening for the fabled "egg song" but she didn't make any noise at all.

    Maybe she was just being considerate of the neighbors given that it's Saturday morning [​IMG]
     
  8. cndula@elp.rr.com

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have hens that do the egg song for another hen. I have some that stand outside the laying box while someone else is in there making an announcement for them.
     
  9. Bookworm chick

    Bookworm chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have hens that do the egg song for another hen. I have some that stand outside the laying box while someone else is in there making an announcement for them.

    Yes, I have heard a hen in the run making the announcement for the hen in the nest box. And, I have a roo that also sings the egg song! [​IMG]
     
  10. shaggy

    shaggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have hens that do the egg song for another hen. I have some that stand outside the laying box while someone else is in there making an announcement for them.

    yes ... my RIR (who has never laid an egg) was making more noise than my buff orpington when she laid her firstegg today​
     

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