Singing but no squating

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by meadrian, Oct 30, 2009.

  1. meadrian

    meadrian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My GLW is 22 weeks and 3 days old and hasn't laid her first egg yet. This morning she started singing the egg song...loud and clear!!! But she's never done the squat. This morning while she was "singing" I went over and picked her up. Now that NEVER happens with her. No squating, but no running away either. Can she lay without squating?
     
  2. ColoradoMike

    ColoradoMike Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think some BYCers have posted that that have hens that never squatted. My (limited) experience with my three layers is that each of them began squatting about one week prior to their first egg.
     
  3. meadrian

    meadrian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. I was searching for posts about this, but hadn't seen any. Probably comments within certain threads. At least it's good to know it's actually happened. I only have 3. One is laying and did squat, the other two haven't laid yet.
     

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