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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by casiphia, Nov 1, 2015.

  1. casiphia

    casiphia Out Of The Brooder

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    Just wanted to say Hi and introduce my self. I am Robin and my daughter has talked me in to raising chickens! We have had 5 chickens since June. It has been fun, interesting and very funny raising these silly birds. They make me laugh every day. As to my avatar that is Mo Mo who likes to get on my back. I guess she feels "I'm the princess!"

    Learning about them is fun too. Though I have one question and can't seem to figure out how to post it so I'll ask here. I have just learned about squatting. Well I have been told I have a rooster in the bunch. I'll post pic in a second. It has started out to be Ginger then has gone to George but from what I have read about squatting only the hens do that. So my question is, if it is a George, can a rooster squat? Is this a Ginger or a George? What ever it may be, it does squat!
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  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC.

    Only pullets and hens squat. You have a pullet.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    When they squat that is a mating behavior. The comb and wattles enlarge and redden and eggs should be coming down the pipes soon. Ginger is very pretty.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    If Ginger is squatting, she's a girl. And a pretty one at that!
     
  6. 7littlegirls

    7littlegirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! :frow welcome to BYC! You will be finding that first egg soon !!
     
  7. casiphia

    casiphia Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you everyone for setting me straight on my "hen"! A third egg has been laid by either Ginger or Spec the other female that does the squatting! :)
     
  8. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Congratulations on the eggs! [​IMG]
     
  9. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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    Congratulations! It's a girl!
     
  10. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Hello!
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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     

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