Ohmygosh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MattalynsBarn, Nov 12, 2010.

  1. MattalynsBarn

    MattalynsBarn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OHMYGOSH I just walked in on Hamlet (My roo) and Parndora (One of my SS hens) doing the unspeakable act and I was wondering how long until I should expect an egg? I'm not sure how long they've been squatting, but this is the first time they've let him do this.
     
  2. karimw

    karimw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I would think any minute now [​IMG]

    I think my flock started laying little pullet eggs before they started cooperating with the roos [​IMG]
     
  3. MattalynsBarn

    MattalynsBarn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ACK!!!! Okay I'm going to go check right now, be right back!!
     
  4. MattalynsBarn

    MattalynsBarn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm.... None yet but she is laying under the chicken coop!!!!!!
     
  5. Ravishaw

    Ravishaw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i don't think it's that 'fast.'
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  6. MattalynsBarn

    MattalynsBarn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hahaha it's wishful thinking hahaha I wont be home for 5 hours tonight, so I'll probably be calling my mom every 10 minutes to check
     
  7. MattalynsBarn

    MattalynsBarn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ohmygod I Just Watched One Of My Other Hens Lay An Egg!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  8. sandy sea

    sandy sea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You already know that you do not need a rooster for your hens to lay an egg? Hens lay eggs with or without a rooster.
     
  9. MattalynsBarn

    MattalynsBarn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh yes, I knew that. I just thought that since they had been squatting but not letting him on, but are now squatting and letting him on, that that meant they were closer. Meant that they were ready to lay the egg. Obviously they would be with or without him, but since we have a roo we got to see that change in their thinking.
     

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