When on holiday in Finland or France it is polite and fun to try to speak the language a little. This includes greeting the local chicken population in their own tongue, so Omlet has provided the translation for cock-a-doodle-doo in over twenty different languages. Read on to find out.
Princess Grace loves waking up in her Eglu Cube
Chickens don’t have many sounds, but each one has a meaning.
A Predator is About
A short loud cluck warns the other chickens that a predator is in the area, followed by an exaggerated upright stance and a careful scan of the area from every direction.
A higher pitched sound, almost a squeak, when they discover some tasty morsel.
The Egg Laying Song
A prolonged bok bok bok when they have laid an egg. Sometimes made by another hen, if she is waiting to lay and the nesting area is occupied!
A Cat or a Chicken?
Hens sometimes even purr when they are very relaxed.
The Broody Hen
A low growl, followed by pecking at your fingers and a fluffed up hen.
The Wake Up Call
The alarm clock of a cockerel can be spelt in a number of different ways, but here’s our attempt: Cock-a-doodle-doo! If you have ever wondered how it’s spelt in other languages here they are.
Chinese: gue-gue ou gou-gou