My Chickens are SQUATTING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by OC Chick, Mar 22, 2017.

  1. OC Chick

    OC Chick Out Of The Brooder

    I'm so excited! My girls are SQUATTING! Yesterday one of my Easter Eggers (Petunia - 24 weeks old) squatted for me and clucked complainingly all day long (poor thing - cramps?). Today she won't fly on top of the gate, makes me open the door and does a funny "hop" over, and has been squatting a lot. Another Easter Egger (Violet - 24 weeks old) squatted for me and one of my Australorps (Lavender - 23 weeks old) also squatted for me today. Lavender has been keeping to herself a lot today and has not run over for treats the last 3 days. How soon after your girls started squatting did they lay?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Most squat from 1-4 weeks before, and many become quite vocal, walking around bawking. I would expect eggs soon.
     
  3. OC Chick

    OC Chick Out Of The Brooder

    Yay!!!!! I'm so excited!!! Thank you!
     
  4. OC Chick

    OC Chick Out Of The Brooder

    [​IMG] This just happened! My EE Petunia just laid her first egg! A little sad it's not blue or green, but I'm excited to finally get eggs!!!
     
  5. Emojikitten

    Emojikitten Just Hatched

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    Congrats! My chicks have just a little more time. They aren't even fully feathered.
     
  6. Emojikitten

    Emojikitten Just Hatched

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    Two months maybe
     

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