It's getting closer, I think?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by OHMYCHICKIES, Sep 3, 2008.

  1. OHMYCHICKIES

    OHMYCHICKIES Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today I saw my rooster which was always getting picked on by the BR's because they are 2 weeks older, teach one of the BRs a lesson. I'm also seeing them(BRs) squat - alot of the time. They don't seem as tough anymore, kinda passive. Are those signs of them about to lay? They will be 4 months on the 8th.
     
  2. pipermark

    pipermark Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have about 1 to 1.5 months to go.
     
  3. balticbabe

    balticbabe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So it takes about a month for them to lay once they start squatting?
     
  4. OHMYCHICKIES

    OHMYCHICKIES Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] so much for me having eggs for pie [​IMG]

    We get winter early here and they are suppose to slow down during winter [​IMG]
     
  5. jc12551

    jc12551 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got my first egg today and mine are about 6.5 months old. I kept threatening every day to turn them into soup! I really didn't think it was ever going to happen. The wait is terrible, isn't it?
     
  6. OHMYCHICKIES

    OHMYCHICKIES Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh man it is. I guess that'll teach me more patience [​IMG]
     
  7. balticbabe

    balticbabe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got our 1st egg yesterday. That was within a week of when she first started squatting. So I'm guessing yours should come soon.
     
  8. henmommy

    henmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Isn't it cool how God will use any method to teach us. Patience is not my strong point either. No wonder God has me raising chickens for fun! [​IMG]
     
  9. OHMYCHICKIES

    OHMYCHICKIES Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh my, so it may be a week, a month, or maybe two, ahh :eek:

    ah yes, the teaching of the patience...
     

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