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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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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