From Personal Experience-How long from egg squat to laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hatrick, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. Hatrick

    Hatrick Songster

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    One of my girls, Optimus Prime Chicken is suddenly in the past week, doing the egg squat (YAY!) and I wondered does this action have any direct relation to the amount of time before she's going to lay her first egg? She's 18 weeks today. The other two are showing no signs yet.
     
  2. KMHunter

    KMHunter [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Cr

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    My BR took about 2-2.5 weeks from the time I noticed the squat. My BO is now doing it so I am hopeful!
     
  3. Hatrick

    Hatrick Songster

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    Sigh. So close and yet...so far. [​IMG]
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Give yourself 3 weeks.... who knows, you may be pleasantly surprised before that.
     
  5. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Songster

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    For me, about 1 week to 2 weeks.
    Don't worry, you'll get an egg soon!

    Good Luck!
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  6. My 20 week old Buff Orpington Lizzie laid her first egg Saturday.

    Sunday, she did her first egg squat.[​IMG]

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    Ma
     
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    It was a while. (seemed like forever) But once you hear that egg song.......[​IMG] in a few days. (at least for me)

    ETA: The good news is.....................you're getting closer.
     
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  8. lauralou

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    A week to 10 days.
     

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