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 Out Of The Brooder

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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