fifteen week old rir bantam, could she be tryin to lay?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickalator, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. chickalator

    chickalator Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2008
    Senoia Georgia
    she has dug a small shallow hole in thedust so i put some hay in it. when i walked in the coop about an hour ago, she was aying in the depression and had her wings kinda spread over it. do yall think shes laying?
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Its possible she is dust bathing!
  3. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

    Mar 31, 2008
    Philomath, Oregon
    That's how mine take dust baths
  4. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2008
    Hannibal, Missouri
    My RIR pullet is doing the same thing. I thought she was trying to lay to. But I kept watching her and is all she did was started rolling around. Then she would just sit there with her wings puffed out like before.
  5. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    [​IMG] Its sounds like dust-bathing. Most pullets start to lay at 18 weeks.

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