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Chicken squats constantly but otherwise normal...I think...HELP

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Cluky, Mar 22, 2013.

  1. Cluky

    Cluky Songster

    Apr 13, 2012
    Ok so I have this EE that is about 7 months old now. She has started laying about a month ago. She lays eggs fine, eats fine, NO low energy. However when I come into the coup she keeps squatting every time I get near her and has clear stuff leaking a bit from her bum. Is this some type of mating behavior? What in the world is going on? I would think she is egg bound but her egg laying is perfect and the eggs come out perfect every time.

  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    She's ready to mate.
  3. yep, she sees you as the head rooster.

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