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What kind of noise is this?!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lillypurrs23, Oct 15, 2011.

  1. lillypurrs23

    lillypurrs23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was recording my chickens dustbathing today, and all of a sudden, my chicken made this noise, almost like the one she does while nesting when something bothers her. Does anyone know why? She just made it really randomly...If you go to 00:35 seconds in this video, she makes the noise after a few seconds.
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Yep, I knew it was gonna be that. [​IMG]

    She's making a warning call. Roosters do it even louder too. It's a warning sound that alerts the rest of the flock that a potential predator is around. Most of the time it's just a songbird, robin, or the sorts flying over.


    My boys make that sound all the time, as we've got birds flying and zipping around all the time. Their warning call sounds more like a dinosaur or something though. [​IMG]
     
  3. Christie Loves Silkies

    Christie Loves Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    It sure is a warning call.

    My hens do it lounder than my 2 roos.
     
  4. Country Heart

    Country Heart City Girl With A

    Maybe she was objecting to her picture being taken. [​IMG]
     
  5. lillypurrs23

    lillypurrs23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ohh, I got it. Haha. 'The raccoon noise.' [​IMG]
     

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