How do i now whitch of my chickens are laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by farm girl, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. farm girl

    farm girl In the Brooder

    May 6, 2012
    In the USA
    how do i now if my chickens are laying? i have a hole lot of chickens ( 16 ) and i only get 1 to 2 eggs a day! my friend said, that if they squot when i pick them up than they are laying. I tryed it but none of my chicken squoted when i picked them up. ( but i get eggs! ) So witch ones are laying and whaat are not? [​IMG] How do i tell WHITCH are LAYING ? [​IMG] ( be-sides age ) [​IMG]

  2. Y N dottes

    Y N dottes Songster

    Sep 1, 2012
    South Central WI
    well, if u have different breeds of hens that lay different colored eggs, thats a good way to narrow it down......
    And, if u keep an eye on whos going in the nesting box, u might find out.
    Squating can mean they are getting near to start laying also, before theyve laid any.....and some may not squat at all.

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