Silkie driving me nuts.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mrsengeseth, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. mrsengeseth

    mrsengeseth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok I have one undetermined-sex silkie. S/he is acting as though she may be building a nest to lay. She's 18.5 weeks old. The temps have been in the 70's past few days, they get natural light and she's been lounging alot in the sun...when the bunny doesn't chase her off his favorite spot...

    s/he has been squatting, scooching out a good spot and settling down like my coop of layers (not silkies) do. But, until I can get my cam some batteries i can't share pics of him/her for sexing.

    Whadda ya'll think? Don't get hopes up...right? could be roo behavior?

    And crowing from anyone either.
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2009
  2. CarlaRiggs

    CarlaRiggs Chillin' With My Peeps

    A hen at point of lay. [​IMG]

  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

    Nov 18, 2007
    My Coop
    I agree she is getting ready to start laying.
  4. mrsengeseth

    mrsengeseth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:see, now...that's my hope...but after having a coop full of roos before I am a little trepidatious. So I thought I would ask.

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