Loose Vent=Eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Bring, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. Bring

    Bring Songster

    Jul 16, 2009
    New Mexico
    I read a post ealier today and it said two ways to tell if your hens will lay soon are "rooster red" combs and loose vents. Well I went out and checked. Three of my seven hens had really loose vents where i could see down into them.(i know, it's gross). Anyway, if the loose vent theory is correct, then my girls should be laying soon. My question is, when is "soon"? A week? Two weeks? Days?

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