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IS THIS EGG FERTILE? am i crazy?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Phionex Boy, Aug 10, 2014.

  1. Phionex Boy

    Phionex Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a hen that just started laying.... When i put my hand on her back she squats Very low... If she squats does that mean a rooster is getting to her?
     
  2. rc4u

    rc4u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do you have a rooster?? and the squat others here say its from laying...but i have a rooster and they do mate..and the hens dont put up fuss they just squat and its over in a second....no feathers flying or beating up ect....jeff
     
  3. Phionex Boy

    Phionex Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i dont know if i have a rooster yet.
     
  4. Scrambles55

    Scrambles55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hens and pullets will squat when they are ready to begin laying eggs. You do not need a rooster for eggs.
     

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