Laying sign?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ktownjeep, Aug 20, 2007.

  1. ktownjeep

    ktownjeep Out Of The Brooder

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    What are some signs that a hen is getting ready to start laying?
     
  2. countrygirl4513

    countrygirl4513 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    comb and wattle will get pinker/redder. They sometimes will become more approachable. And mine...got more talkative.
     
  3. TundraChick

    TundraChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well one of my Silkies would crouch to be petted and became friendly after being very neurotic for a few weeks. The other never wants any attention. That said both got noticable combs within a days of laying.
     
  4. Heidi

    Heidi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    Mine started getting into the nesting boxes a few days before they actually started laying. Kind of checking them out and such.
     

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