how long after they start squating do they start laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tatertot, Sep 8, 2013.

  1. tatertot

    tatertot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got a big surprise yesterday...I went to pet one of my girls and she did this weird squat with her honey up in the air....IV also noticed that she's been getting louder with her errr errr erring..and heard her sound off the " gotta lay an egg song" bawk bawl BAGAUGK...NO EGG just a lot of noise..I put some dummy eggs in the nesting boxes and she just pecked at them...silly girl...today I noticed a few others were squatting....I am eggcited
     
  2. jetdog

    jetdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine started about a week or two after they started squatting. I get eggs every other day hopefully when they get going it will pick up.
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes.
     
  4. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup, a week or two later and you should have an egg.
     
  5. sbhkma

    sbhkma Chillin' With My Peeps

    One of my cuckoos squatted for a full month before she finally started laying. The rest were within a week or two.
     
  6. tatertot

    tatertot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She put her HINEY...NOT HONEY...LOL CRAZY SPELL CHECK...well the girls have been checking out the nest boxes more today...especially the RIR..
     
  7. lularat

    lularat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol, I thought that was just a new word for their hiney...kind of cute, huh.
     
  8. tatertot

    tatertot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Guess it could be but it had an icky factor to it...just
    wanted correct it..
     
  9. tatertot

    tatertot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She laid an egg today......hoooiooooray
     
  10. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    congrats!
     

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