I think my RIR is trying to lay? I think anyway.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by holliewould, Aug 24, 2008.

  1. holliewould

    holliewould Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's out there hooting and hollering like nobodies business. She's very loud. So I'm all like trying to put her in the nest box and she won't have anything to do with it. She's pacing all over the place, not even looking for a nesting spot. Looks like she's just gonna lay where ever at this point. Her booty is pulsing in and out, and out of curiosity I took a peek at her lady parts and sure enough it was opened up quite a bit. I hope i didn't stall the process. I feel so bad for her. She's gotta be in pain. She's just gotta. I wish there was something I could do for her. Is she going to go on like this for a while or what? Should it pop out anytime today? I'm going back out there, I'll keep you updated.
     
  2. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    When my RIR girls first started to lay it seemed like it took hours before they got that first egg out. They would settle down in a spot and then pace for a while, like you're talking about. The best thing you could do for her right now is leave her alone and let her do her business. [​IMG]
     
  3. holliewould

    holliewould Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yea I think I will do that. I was hoping to be there to catch it LOL.
     
  4. holliewould

    holliewould Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, i was all excited about how her lady parts looked, well the other gal has the same looking part sooooo I guess I'll just wait here in anticipation. Ummm I never looked under my hens pants before until just a few minutes ago. Bleah! I won't be doing that again unless it's an emergency.
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Quote:Wow pants on your hens! Amazing![​IMG]
     
  6. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:[​IMG] That's pretty funny! [​IMG]
     
  7. Hen Daddy

    Hen Daddy Out Of The Brooder

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    Just be patient and it will be before you know it.
     
  8. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL!
     
  9. Chicken Love Addiction

    Chicken Love Addiction Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:That is so freaking hilarious![​IMG]
     
  10. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Do you have an egg this morning?!?!
     

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