From squat to first egg...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by zimmy987, Nov 1, 2008.

  1. zimmy987

    zimmy987 Out Of The Brooder

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    How long is it from their squat to egg laying?? I have 2 that started squating tonight.. I know its not an exact science but I'm still curious..[​IMG]
     
  2. new chicken mommy

    new chicken mommy Out Of The Brooder

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    My white rock was 8 days and one of my ba it has been 14 days so far so i guess they have a mind of there own!
     
  3. zimmy987

    zimmy987 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have the boxes ready with golf balls in one. They kicked out the golf ball.. [​IMG] Silly girls like living the easy life!
     
  4. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    It was about a week for the four I have who are laying. They all started laying at different ages, but for all of them, it was about a week after I saw the first squat to when they laid their first egg.
     
  5. CATRAY44

    CATRAY44 Lard Cookin Chicken Woman

    2 days here.
     
  6. zimmy987

    zimmy987 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yahoo!! I am getting VERY eggcited!![​IMG]:weee
     
  7. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    7 to 10 days for my 6 hens
     
  8. Grindlefamily

    Grindlefamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't even see the squatting and we got an egg 2 days ago and another this morning!! SO I am hoping that the other 6 like what they see!
     
  9. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

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    About a week for me aswell
     
  10. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    My co-chicken adopter, Dena, has had a squatter for 3 weeks & is still eggless.

    (we met on craigslist & got chicks at the same time b/c of WA stat law that you must buy a minimum of 6 at a time)

    I'm still hoping that her BSL won't lay an egg b/c of all the smacktalk Dena's given me about her chickens laying fibefore mine. [​IMG] I haven't even gotten a single squat from even one of my 4 girls, who are 22-26 weeks.
     

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