Egg Laying question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by KalikoFarms, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. KalikoFarms

    KalikoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a trio of Wheaten Marans and the roo is crowing one of the hens is clucking and they are doing the wild thing but no eggs. Is this normal? Are eggs on their way? [​IMG]
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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Yes. How old are they.
    Often the pullet will check out the nest box and sit in it several times before the first egg.
     
  3. KalikoFarms

    KalikoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are around 7-8 months and that is exactly what she does. She sits for hours and clucks and all then gets up walks around then gets back in the nest. Yesterday she didnt hardly move out of the nest at all when she did the roo attacked (poor thing, LOL) then back she went. [​IMG]
    So glad I'm not a chicken. [​IMG] We have named the roo Cujo because thats what he acts like sometimes. But she squats so..........its meant to be.
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