Why does my Braubanter sound sound more like a duck than a chicken?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by rebecca10782, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Does anyone know if this breed is supposed to honk instead of chirp? I couldn't figure out how to explain her odd chirp. The closest I could get was an old time car horn, then my mom said she sounds more like a duck than a chicken. She is so funny sounding, I can't help but laugh everytime she talks to me [​IMG]
     
  2. tadkerson

    tadkerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rebecca,

    I had barabanter and none of them made a honking noise. My guess is that the bird has a cleft palate. Look in the mouth and see if there is a big hole in the roof of the mouth. Could also be a defect in the syrinx.

    Tim
     
    Last edited: Aug 13, 2008

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