OMGosh! One pullet started squating for me

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chickn chick 46, Oct 14, 2009.

  1. Chickn chick 46

    Chickn chick 46 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 22, 2009
    [​IMG] I went out to check on the hens and my 19 week Red Star did the squat for me when I went to pet her. Then she shook it off. I was so happy I almost screamed. Then I did it again for fun so I could see her do again. [​IMG]

    Come to think of it she was looking in the nest box briefly today.

    I've had pullets before but its been 4 years or so since, so how long, a week or so? or is it too hard to tell yet when that long awaited pullet egg arrives?

    Thx [​IMG] I just couldn't contain my excitement
  2. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2007
  3. sandiegochick

    sandiegochick Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 7, 2009
    Yea!!!!! That's awesome!!

    I'm patiently (yeah, right) waiting for the squat from my girls....

    Eggs are coming to your coop soon!
  4. wombat

    wombat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 23, 2009
    19 weeks on a RSL, and squatting ... you'll have eggs soon!
  5. Chickn chick 46

    Chickn chick 46 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 22, 2009
    I went out to replace the golf balls with ping pong balls today and I found a beautiful dark brown pullet egg!! [​IMG]

    She was so excited too, its rainy and nasty here today and she was the only outside when I went out to the hen house. She came running into the house and was looking in the nest box as if to show me. [​IMG] She was very proud of herself and so am I!!

    For all those waiting, be patient, eggs will come
  6. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    Congrats!! [​IMG]
  7. Whirlwind

    Whirlwind Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2007
    Tuttle, Oklahoma
    Congrats on your first egg!!!! [​IMG]
  8. XilverAngel

    XilverAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 28, 2009
    CONGRATS!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] im still waiting on that first squat and egg.... [​IMG]
  9. newchicksnducks

    newchicksnducks Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Congratulations!! I have one 25 week EE that's been laying for 3 weeks (come on you 2 lazy 25 weekers!) but have a 20 week old Black Australorp that has been doing that adorable "squat" for the past week! Can't wait for another layer:)

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