Signs for laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ChickenMom2Asa, Oct 12, 2016.

  1. ChickenMom2Asa

    ChickenMom2Asa Just Hatched

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    Hey guys,
    I rescued a hen while she was a baby at the beginning of last summer. I was thinking that she was only a month old when I rescued her back in June but I'm now thinking she is a month older because I think she's showing signs that she is going to be laying. She's squatting when I go to pick her up and she is becoming really loud the past 2 days. I'm new to this so I wanted to get everyone's opinion. I took a video of her making the squawking sound that she's been doing the past 2 days. Does this have anything to do with her going to lay? It's right at the end of the video
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Sounds like she will lay any day. A pre and post egg-laying song is quite normal, so she's just getting some practice in.
     
  3. ChickenMom2Asa

    ChickenMom2Asa Just Hatched

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    Okay, thanks.I thought that's what it meant. I also think she's trying to find her nesting spot. She's going from spot to spot squawking loudly.
     

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