Could today be the day?!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cejones119, Sep 24, 2010.

  1. cejones119

    cejones119 Out Of The Brooder

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    Just went out to check on the girls and one was sitting in the nesting box while the other two were out making a mess. None of them have laid eggs for me yet despite being more than a year each and they were already laying at their last home. I've had them for two weeks so I figure the eggs are coming soon. Do you think my one in the nest box could be getting ready to lay? Or do you think she might just be going broody? Can they even go broody if they aren't laying? I do have golf balls in the nest.
     
  2. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    She could be! She also might just be sitting there. Is she clucking really loudly? My hens cluck a lot when they arent to lay an eggs. Like a bak bak bak BAKAA! Kinda sound! [​IMG]
     
  3. cejones119

    cejones119 Out Of The Brooder

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    She was making that noise earlier this morning, but she's quiet now. She was singing her egg song while she was out though, not in the house.
     
  4. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she may be about to lay today then again she may be just practicing all 3 of my girls go into the nest box but I still only get 2 eggs from 3 pullet, had me confused of who was laying. 1 of mine screams and runs around from place to place before she lays. then while she is laying she is quiet as a mouse.
     
  5. Rockin' Reds

    Rockin' Reds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's to hoping!! [​IMG]
     
  6. cejones119

    cejones119 Out Of The Brooder

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    SHE DID IT!!!!!!!!!!
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    Last edited: Sep 24, 2010
  7. SmittenChicken

    SmittenChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess is today's the day - maybe she's just practicing, but since she was laying at her last home I'd think she can probably tell when an egg is coming down the chute [​IMG]

    ETA- you posted an update just as I posted this. Congrats!
     
    Last edited: Sep 24, 2010
  8. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    nice egg wtg
     
  9. cejones119

    cejones119 Out Of The Brooder

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    It's a beautiful light green too! [​IMG]
     
  10. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    EGGScellent!
     

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