Eggs are close, but...m

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by hoselayer, Aug 22, 2016.

  1. hoselayer

    hoselayer Just Hatched

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    Hey all! I have 3 GB, 2 BR & 2 GLW that are all not yet laying. However.... my one sweetheart GB Ruby is close. She has the bright comb & waddles. Has the famous squat when you try to pet her and has been so ridiculously friendly you'd think she was a dog.

    Anyway, Ruby is the only 1 of the 7 having these signs. Will she speed up the others or will they just lay when they lay. They are all the same age, BTW....
     
  2. limited25

    limited25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't think she will speed up the others, sorry.

    BTW, nice avatar! [​IMG]
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Nope....I have 1 out of 10 pullets laying and was hoping for the same, but not gonna happen.
     
  4. hoselayer

    hoselayer Just Hatched

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    She gave me 1 today. I'll be posting in appropriate forum!!! Just the one.
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    You can post right here.......see, you start a thread and they lay!!
     
  6. hoselayer

    hoselayer Just Hatched

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    Valid point!.... here ya go[​IMG][/IMG]
     
  7. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    That's a big one for a first egg....unless your hands are very tiny.....could be a double yolker.
     
  8. hoselayer

    hoselayer Just Hatched

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    I've been looking every day, 2-3 times a day for the last week since she's been showing signs. Haven't found a hint of an egg anywhere till today. I thought the same thing on the size. Wasn't expecting it to be that large. It's longer but more narrow than a store bought large egg....
     
  9. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    You'll get all kinds of rather funky looking, soft or thin shelled, huge double yolked eggs...especially at first.
    Have you seen the weird egg thread?
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/697007/weird-or-odd-eggs-pics
     
  10. limited25

    limited25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Out of our 3 laying hens, only 1 sings the egg song. She wants the world to know when she lays an egg. We have a rooster and he always sings along with her. Congrats on your first egg.
     

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