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Rooster Honk

Post by KimChick » Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:21 pm

Does anyone know why a rooster would honk? for lack of a better description. It's very loud, as loud as the crowing.
There is the usual cock-a-doodle-do, and the beep-beep when he found something for the hens.
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Re: Rooster Honk

Post by windwalkingwolf » Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:44 pm

Yep, they honk when their throat is irritated and their tracheal opening at the base of their tongue is partially blocked. Most commonly from being piggies and eating dry food too quickly.
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Re: Rooster Honk

Post by Killerbunny » Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:48 am

Sister quacks when annoyed and trying to get your attention!
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Re: Rooster Honk

Post by KimChick » Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:16 am

windwalkingwolf wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:44 pm
Yep, they honk when their throat is irritated and their tracheal opening at the base of their tongue is partially blocked. Most commonly from being piggies and eating dry food too quickly.
Interesting. Now, I'll take note where he is when he honks, and when - in the enclosure, or out free ranging.
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Re: Rooster Honk

Post by KimChick » Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:18 am

Now I know where he got his noises from! He's been watching the Three Stooges on TV too often!
There ya go! Now I get it!
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Re: Rooster Honk

Post by KimChick » Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:20 am

KimChick wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:16 am
windwalkingwolf wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:44 pm
Yep, they honk when their throat is irritated and their tracheal opening at the base of their tongue is partially blocked. Most commonly from being piggies and eating dry food too quickly.
Interesting. Now, I'll take note where he is when he honks, and when - in the enclosure, or out free ranging.
It's anytime; I think he just likes to be heard.
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