How long after they start squatting do they start to lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kays chicks, Oct 30, 2012.

  1. kays chicks

    kays chicks Songster

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    can anyone help please , caught my bluebelle hen is 22 weeks old and has been squatting on and off for a few days now , How long after they start squatting do they start to lay? i have other polish chickens the same age and not caught them squatting yet , will they lay when they see the bluebelle and my silkie laying ??
     
  2. DianaMallory

    DianaMallory Songster

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    I not sure how long it is. But it won't be much longer. And as for your others they will lay when their bodies are ready.
     

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