Doin' the "egg squat"

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by shellybean40, Jul 22, 2010.

  1. shellybean40

    shellybean40 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so excited!! My black bantam cochin just did the egg squat for me this evening!!! she will be 20 weeks old on Wednesday, so I guess we are right on!! I reached over to pet her, and she squatted low with her wings out, I squealed with delight! My hubby thought I had found an egg. I am just excited to see some evidence that it is close.
     
  2. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

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    Quote:[​IMG] It won't be long now!
     
  3. 3chimama

    3chimama Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2010
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    Hope mine start this "squatting" soon!!
     
  4. Pet Duck Boy

    Pet Duck Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2009
    Orlando, FL
    Quote:So far 3 of mine have laid their first eggs, and are laying consistantly right now. The first eggs followed within 2 weeks after the first squat.
     
  5. jacobsenbd

    jacobsenbd Out Of The Brooder

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    About 5 out of 9 hens of ours have been doin' the egg squat for a week and a half now and still no eggs! [​IMG] The wait is killin' me!

    Hopefully yours won't take as long as mine are!

    DJ
     

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