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Do all pullets squat in the days/weeks before starting to lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by FlyingtheCoop, Jan 4, 2011.

  1. FlyingtheCoop

    FlyingtheCoop In the Brooder

    Aug 25, 2010
    Do pullets ever lay without squating or exhibiting other behaviors? I have a Barred Rock that is about 21 weeks, red comb, red wattles, plump as a butterball, two fingers fit between the pelvic bones and not a squat in sight? Is she just giving me the "bird" until she's good and ready [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2011
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member 11 Years

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    Mine usually squat for me, make the bok bok sounds, and some sit on the nest and practice, LOL. Usually.

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