16 weeks, my girls are laying finally!!

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by cricco, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. cricco

    cricco Out Of The Brooder

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    So, finally at 16 weeks and one of my Tetra Tints has started laying....double yolks! Oddly, my rooster makes an odd, nervous clucking sound, non-stop while she is laying. He only stops when she leaves the egg and comes out if the coop. Anyone know what that's all about?

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  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Congrats on the eggs!

    It's not uncommon for a rooster to spend time finding and suggesting nesting spots, offering "encouragement" (from a human perspective) to a laying hen, etc.
     
  3. Double Kindness

    Double Kindness Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I call it chicken lamaze, it sounds like my roo is coaching the hen through laying the egg.

    To me mine is screaming her head off and my roo is going it's ok it's ok it's ok just breathe lol
     
  4. jomoncon

    jomoncon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You gave me my first laugh of the day!!

     
  5. Double Kindness

    Double Kindness Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jomoncon thanks! Smiling and laughing are always wonderful along with chickens!
     

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