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Gaah!! The wait! :/

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chick1043, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    I have a 30 WEEK OLD Silver Laced Wyandotte...Still not even squatting..I don't think she's ever going to lay any eggs..BTW yes, it's a hen. lol
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I waited 11 months for a welsummer pullet last year.
     
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  3. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    Oh my goodness! That's another 4 months lol It doesn't really look like mine will lay any time soon:/ lol
     
  4. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    She tricked me everyone!! She did no squatting at all! Today she laid her first egg!! Woot woot! [​IMG]
     
  5. Greyfox Farm

    Greyfox Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    CONGRATS!

    My two SLW's are 23 weeks and no eggs yet. The GLW's that hatched on the same day started laying at week 20. Go figure!
     
  6. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    Thanks!!!!
     
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Congrats!

    And if you have a rooster, they may not squat for you. They get enough lovin' from the rooster.
     
  8. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    Nope, no rooster. I live in a neighborhood:) For me it was weird because all my hens squat except her. lol
     

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