17 week beginning to squat...is she ready?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lttdoming, Jul 29, 2013.

  1. lttdoming

    lttdoming In the Brooder

    May 30, 2013




    My 17 week gold sex linked is squatting like crazy when we go to pet her. This has been going on for two weeks.
    She has a little comb and barely has a wattle.

    My Barred Rocks are the same age with a lot of color in the face but much smaller in size. The Barred Rock are not squatting at all.

    Do you think she is ready to lay?
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    Not immediately, but within two-three weeks, I would say.

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