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Egg laying behavior or something more serious?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by erinangele, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. erinangele

    erinangele Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 2, 2011
    I have a 23 week old EE pullet who is not laying yet. Today i noticed she is sitting, or half way between a sit or stand quite a bit. It is not the submissive squat, really more like a sit/half sit. I don't remember any of first round of pullets doing this. She also has her mouth open. She is eating and drinking normally.

    Getting ready to lay? Egg bound? Something else? What do you think?
  2. imogene08

    imogene08 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2013
    she may be hot or she is getting ready to lay

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