What's this little "brrrrrr" noise mean?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Moochie, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. Moochie

    Moochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like a chicken's version of rolling R's?
    My little banty cochin has been on my shoulder making these noises. What's it mean?
     
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  2. WilsonAcres

    WilsonAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it sounds kinda like its purring then it means she feels safe and is happy [​IMG] mine makes a noise like this when i'm lovin on her...
     
  3. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Moochie

    Moochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yes like a purring. I see, sounds right to me [​IMG] She tries to sleep in my hair though [​IMG]
     
  5. epeloquin

    epeloquin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It sounds like trilling which is a chicken's way of saying they are content and happy.I've had my rocks do it while sitting on the back of my neck. Sometimes they will nuzzle with their beak too. Really cute
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Yep, it's their happy sound.
     

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