Why is my chicken making this noise?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lillypurrs23, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. lillypurrs23

    lillypurrs23 Songster

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    Today I was holding Rosy, our 27 week old SS, in my lap, and my mom started talking to her. Then she would keep making this weird noise, it sounds kind of like a purr. Anyway, I have a video of it on youtube. Here's the link:
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    That, my friend, is a contented chicken. I call it a "trill" and it just melts my heart.
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  3. jojo54

    jojo54 Songster

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    Lulu makes that sound all the time. It is like a purr. She is content and happy. Lucky you and lucky chickie! [​IMG]
     
  4. tinychicky

    tinychicky Songster

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    yup, they usually make that nois e when they're settling down for the night or being petted [​IMG]
     
  5. Country Heart

    Country Heart City Girl With A

    Sounds like a happy chicken to me - getting ready for a cat nap. [​IMG]
     
  6. Taylor

    Taylor Songster

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    either she's going broody or she's a happy chicken one! My broodies make that same sound.
     
  7. lillypurrs23

    lillypurrs23 Songster

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    She's sort of broody - she'll sit on eggs and make this one noise (I call it the raccoon noise) when she's nesting. I guess she's happy then! [​IMG]
     

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