my cochin bantam is siting in the nesting boxes

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  1. jason180sx

    jason180sx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi
    i have a cochin bantam siting in the nesting boxes but she is not laying is this a sign that she is going to lay and she is make sounds and when i open the coop she stops.but today i went out and she looked like a brooding hen
    help please
     
  2. jason180sx

    jason180sx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone
     
  3. HHandbasket

    HHandbasket The Chickeneer

    How old is she? Sounds like she's broody, but that usually does not happen until they've been laying at least a little while.
     
  4. jason180sx

    jason180sx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:she is 19 weeks
     
  5. jason180sx

    jason180sx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you so much i walked out to my coop and there was a small egg in the nesting box
     
  6. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Quote:What a good girl! Laid right where she is supposed to lay her eggs!
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