My young hen isn't laying. (Pics)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Posh Chickens, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. Posh Chickens

    Posh Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 6-8 month old hen/pullet isn't laying. She keeps going to lay, and keeps clucking madly! Any ideas what to do? Or is she getting ready?!
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  2. BigDaddy'sGurl

    BigDaddy'sGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2010
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    Sounds like she is gearing up for her first egg!
     
  3. waitin on eggs

    waitin on eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BigDaddy'sGurl :

    Sounds like she is gearing up for her first egg!

    I agree, any day now!! Woo HOO !!!​
     
  4. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    some chickens take longer than others to start laying [​IMG] sounds like she's about ready, though!
     
  5. Sandy16

    Sandy16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sounds like she is getting ready to lay! has she done the "squat" for you? that is also a sure sign...

    congrats! [​IMG]
     
  6. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup
    Sqautting and clucking loudly are tell tale signs that shes getting ready
    I also heard that reddening of the comb is also a sign, but I'm not 100% sure.
    Congrats!
     
  7. Posh Chickens

    Posh Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hehe! Yes, she is squatting, also I heard that when they squat, that they are ready for a rooster!

    Thanks guys! [​IMG]
     
  8. edgroger

    edgroger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HEHE sounds like she IS ready! [​IMG]

    Good Luck to her
     
  9. Posh Chickens

    Posh Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She laid 2 days after that!

    WOOOOOO!

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  10. duckking

    duckking Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations!!!!!! [​IMG]
     

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