why do chickens cluck loudly when they are laying an egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by fornese, May 13, 2009.

  1. fornese

    fornese Out Of The Brooder

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    whhy do hens cluck almost frantically when they are about to lay an egg?
     
  2. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    i assume they are saying look at me...ooo look at me.... they tend to brag...lol

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  3. chicksgalore

    chicksgalore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine do this after they've laid it. I think they're bragging to the other ladies.
     
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  4. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

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    One of mine sometimes does it while the other hens are laying. [​IMG]
     
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  5. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Wouldn't you scream if you had to give birth everyday? [​IMG] [​IMG]

    But I remember reading somewhere that the chicken's reproduction is loud as a warning, so that predators know they are on alert or something like that.
     
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  6. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Chicky Tocks

    Chicky Tocks [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2666.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Ru

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    Bock OUCH Bock OUCH Bock OUCH!!!
     
  8. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    Quote:I was gonna say...You would scream and yell to if you were doing the all naturale childbirth daily. [​IMG]
     
  9. melissastraka

    melissastraka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did it 6 times.....FORGET IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  10. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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