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egg song

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sherrihargrove, Oct 18, 2014.

  1. sherrihargrove

    sherrihargrove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do they sing after each egg. i cant wait to hear mine still no eggs.
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    It is as unpredictable as each chickens personality is . Some sing after they lay, some sing when another lays…and some just sing. But when they do start singing you'll know someone is laying. It's really confusing when they all sing and no one is in the nest. But still loads of fun to witness.
     
  3. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    How old are your pullets? Do they do the "submissive squat" for you?
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    They can sing before, during, and after an egg is laid. They will also sing if somebody else is singing.
     
  5. Curlyginger

    Curlyginger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two of my five are laying. They both sing before laying an egg. Anywhere from 30-60 minutes before. The entire time. It is operatic drama in there just before they lay. It is also hysterical! :D
     
  6. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    My four beautiful Black Australorp ladies gave me four beautiful eggs again today...yay! [​IMG]
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  7. sherrihargrove

    sherrihargrove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    5 months old
     
  8. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Are they 'squatting' for you yet? Are they bwoking around most of the day??
     
  9. growsaposy

    growsaposy Out Of The Brooder

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    So true! One of my hens saw the fake egg which is in one of the nests just let them know this is a good place to lay theirs! When she first noticed it she may have thought SHE laid it, and started singing to it! Pretty funny. My husband watched the whole thing and came in the house just cracking up!
     
  10. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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