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I squeezed an egg out of my chicken...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Camelot Farms, Dec 2, 2009.

  1. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    Yesterday my Serama pullet was sitting by her pen door looking sort of lost and forelorn. So, I reached in and picked her up. She looked at me funny and just let her head hang back like she was stunned.

    Hm. Weird I thought and went to put her back down. Just as she got her feet on the ground...PLOP. Out popped her very first egg!

    I have milked cows but never squeezed an egg out of a chicken... til now. [​IMG]

  2. silkiechick236

    silkiechick236 Songster

    Sep 29, 2009
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  3. Luke0987654321

    Luke0987654321 Songster

    Aug 10, 2009
    that has happened to me on many ocasions!
    one hen of mine whenever she needs to lay an
    egg and i'm around she comes and sits on my lap
    and lays her egg and the just walks off as
    if nothing had happened!

  4. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

    Jul 16, 2009
    best coast
    [​IMG] Chickens are funny!
  5. RevaVirginia

    RevaVirginia Songster

    Apr 26, 2009
    Reva, VA
    As I scanned down the main page list of forum topics and then made my way through I couldn't wait to get to this post. I love true confessions... [​IMG]
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2009
  6. ProductionRed09

    ProductionRed09 In the Brooder

    Nov 6, 2009
    I am now going out to my coop and I will squeeze all the freeloaders and see if eggs pop out of them...I have 40 freeloaders [​IMG]
  7. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    OMG!!! It is like you are a the "hitter" for a loan shark!!!!

  8. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

    Mar 29, 2008
    Riverside/Norco, CA
    LOL that is funny! I have this splash marans I hatched from bishopschickens, and she is the FUNNIEST hen ever. I will go sit in their run on an upside down tub and she will come and give me that cockeyed look and I will pick her up, hug her like a big puppy dog, pat her on her back like we are long lost buddies, cup my hand over her comb and shake her head gently, tug a few times on her tail and just generally harass her for a few seconds, then toss her down about three feet away. She turns around, comes right back, and if I ignore her she will sometimes hop up on my knee and give me more angled looks until I do it to her again. She is not egg squatting when I do this, so it doesn't seem to be breeding behavior, she just likes getting "vigourous" loves from me, LOL. I REALLY like that pullet and hope to raise some more like her pretty soon! She's the best. Glad your gal got that egg out. The first one's probably the hardest I would think, all things being equal. That doesn't count for double yolkers and some of those butt busters I have seen posted here on BYC.
  9. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Hey, I've done that too!

    I was checking my BR because she just didn't seem right. While I was holding her and checking her over, I hear this plop sound. I looked down and she laid a soft shelled egg. (it was her 2nd egg)

    Then I put her down and grabbed the egg as fast as I could, since the others were on it like flies on manure. So now I had warm, gooey egg running through my fingers.
  10. Uzuri

    Uzuri Songster

    Mar 25, 2009
    OK, I'm heading to the coop right now to do some squeezing! We've joked about this for months, but I never knew it worked! [​IMG]

    *runs off with crazy glint in her eyes*

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