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Why is one hen singing the eggs laying song at 8 at night?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenmama109, Aug 17, 2018.

  1. chickenmama109

    chickenmama109 Crowing

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    Hi I have 12 hens one rooster and it was 8 at night and getting dark when all the other hens were going and getting ready to roost there was that one hen that always goes in last to roost and for some odd reason she was singing the egg laying song but why she was not in the coop or the laying box and she did not lay an egg there was no predator that I could see and she did not lay why was she singing the song
     
  2. blackandtan

    blackandtan Chirping

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    Can someone PLEASE PLEASE find a way to record and post the egg song!?!! I've never heard it and I'd love to!
     
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  3. chickenmama109

    chickenmama109 Crowing

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    I can try lol but there are lots on you tube just look up chicken singing the egg laying song and it should come up
     
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  4. tg44

    tg44 In the Brooder

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    I've never even heard of the chicken egg laying song:) I too am going to look it up:)
     
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  5. MissChick@dee

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    Is she a young? Mine do it in a certain bush lol. Strange little creatures.
     
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  6. blackandtan

    blackandtan Chirping

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    They ARE strange little creatures aren't they lol
    So I did google it - don't know why I hadn't thought of that - and I've heard the egg song before, I didn't know that's what it was. I always thought they were angry about getting evicted from their favourite nest by another hen
     
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  7. MissChick@dee

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    It’s more like....I’m in LABOOOOR!!!!:lau
     
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    Good grief between 730-0900 in the morning it sounds like a chicken massacre at my house as that is when mine all do their laying. The ones laying, the ones already laid and gonna lay plus roosters and two guineas cheering them on lol my poor bunny Ms Stoney gets a rude awakening!! One day I may just see her with a credit card reserving a room at a quiet b and b somewhere!!
     
  9. MissChick@dee

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    Mine started going one by one EVERYONE got going. It was just too funny. I got it on video as soon as I started laughing they stopped and walked away. Ruined the moment.
     
  10. Kfults

    Kfults Songster

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    My don’t sing when they lay ( only 2 laying currently out of 11 pullets). I do hear one of my layers sing if she gets spooked or agitated.
     

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