squatting

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by coopsgirl, Jan 6, 2009.

  1. coopsgirl

    coopsgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    whatare my chickens doing when they squat?
    if i go to pet one it will drop and arch her back is this a mating thing?
    kind of funny really........
     
  2. Mourningdove

    Mourningdove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 17, 2008
    Cleveland, Tn.
    Yep! They want/need a man!!!!!! Also it can mean they are getting to to laying!
     
  3. Minx

    Minx Out Of The Brooder

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    Western Australia
    Yes it is a mating thing ... she thinks your the rooster [​IMG]
     
  4. Mourningdove

    Mourningdove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 17, 2008
    Cleveland, Tn.
    oops I meant to say getting close to laying! [​IMG]
     

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