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Why does this 5 week old chick chirp so much?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Bookworm chick, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. Bookworm chick

    Bookworm chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 27, 2009
    Salem County, NJ
    It started doing this about a week ago. It's not the softer peep-peep-peep sounds that the others make. It's more of a "calling for it's mother" sound like it was separated from her, which it's not. The only time it's not being annoying is when it's eating, drinking or sleeping. What gives with this mouthy chick?
  2. fluffandpuffchicks

    fluffandpuffchicks Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 9, 2011
    Im not sure why but I happened to me with my EEs who are now 8 weeks. They did that constanty for 2 weeks... They don't do it much anymore though! I don't get it but its strange and makes me feel bad
  3. melloladies

    melloladies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2010
    Merritt Island
    I had three chicks with a broody mom, and one was constantly noisy. I called her my drama brahma! I think it's a personality issue (in my case anyway, because she still talks pretty constantly [​IMG] )
  4. KDailey

    KDailey Crazy Cochin Lady

    Jun 27, 2011
    Bronson, Tx
    Quote:Hahaha drama brahma!

    Maybe it's like when human kids go through a mouthy stage?
  5. groundpecker

    groundpecker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 26, 2011
    Rison, Arkansas
    I have one chick that does the same thing, but only when she knows i am near. She is the friendliest chick of that hatch and loves to be picked up, rubbed on the head, and sitting on my shoulder.

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