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 Out Of The Brooder

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    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]
     
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  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Mine usually squat for me, make the bok bok sounds, and some sit on the nest and practice, LOL. Usually.
     

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