whats that sound

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Grass, Apr 26, 2008.

  1. Grass

    Grass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yesterday one of my chicks realized it could make a different noise besides just peeping.it scared them all so bad they tookoff right back into the coop.was the funniest thing i've seen yet with them.my wife and i about busted a gut laughing so hard.
     
  2. plucky

    plucky Out Of The Brooder

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    What kind of noise was it? My laying pullets are nearly 9 weeks, and they're making new noises and acting more "chickeny" all the time....one noise is kind of a long squeaky "Rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr." DH and I were in tears laughing when I imitated the noise and ALL 12 chicks ran into the coop and stood together in a frozen wad like "WHAT the HECK was THAT???"...I must've gotten it wrong!
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  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I've pretty much learned to tell their different sounds apart. There's one for mad, one for playing, one for I caught this bug and I'm keeping it! and the screaming sound they make when one of them flies out of their enclosure and realizes that they really didn't mean to do that and they want back in, NOW! [​IMG]
    My SO has a certain type of whistle he makes to get all the chicks to look at him at once and it never fails. He says this is important in case you hear one sneeze and want to check their beaks for drainage, but I can't whistle. [​IMG] Luckily, he's only had to do it for fun, since all the chicks are super healthy. [​IMG]
     

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