Do you think she'll lay soon?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by the lemon tree, Sep 16, 2009.

  1. the lemon tree

    the lemon tree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 20 week old Cuckoo Marans, who has the biggest and reddest wattles and comb out of my 5, started squatting a few days ago. Today, she went into the coop and hung out there for a few minutes and sang what I thought was the egg song and did the bawk bawk baGAWK twice and LOUD. I got so excited and I took a peek. Nothing. Then a minute later she came out of the coop and started mingling with the other girls. She's acted normal ever since.

    So what do you think?? Will she lay soon?
     
  2. Bring

    Bring Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have nesting boxes set up? Sounds to me like she's getting ready. Are you sure she didn't lay in the coop somewhere other than the nesting box?
     
  3. the lemon tree

    the lemon tree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yup, I've had nesting boxes ready for a few weeks now. I'm pretty sure she couldn't have laid anywhere else but since you mentioned it, I'm going out there and checking again!!
     
  4. tallieb

    tallieb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ladies had that kind of behavior for about 2 days then finally an egg. So i would think its going to be any day.
     

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