Is She Ready

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by nickrex98, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. nickrex98

    nickrex98 Chirping

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    well i have a 18 week old australorp and lately she has been making holes in the hay (she never did that non of the others do it) i wondering if she is making a nest and getting ready to lay
     

  2. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Songster

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  3. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Songster

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    Quote:Sorry, cut me off. Pictures might tell us. She may just be dusbathing. Does she have a big red comb? is she squatting?
     
  4. nickrex98

    nickrex98 Chirping

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    red comb but havent seen any squatting
     
  5. Katydid2011

    Katydid2011 Songster

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    Quote:Sorry, cut me off. Pictures might tell us. She may just be dusbathing. Does she have a big red comb? is she squatting?

    X2 A picture would help a lot.
     
  6. bloom chicks

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    When mine were getting ready to lay, they did the same thing. It sounds like its getting close. [​IMG]
     
  7. nickrex98

    nickrex98 Chirping

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    here are some pics of my hens

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