Pelvic Points in Pullets and Older Hens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by aart, Mar 31, 2015.

  1. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    I know that the pelvic points are close together(~1 finger tip width) before a pullet starts to lay,
    then they spread farther apart (~2+ finger tip widths) just before she begins to lay.

    But so the pelvic points go back together when they stop laying because of molting or broody or some other reason?

    I ask because I wonder if it's valid indicator of an old hen who no longer lays.
     
    Last edited: Mar 31, 2015

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