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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by grinz, Sep 1, 2008.
My Buff's should be getting ready to start laying. Any indicators as when this may begin ??
My buffs started squating and checking out the nest boxes about a week before they started laying.
Thanks for that. Mine are starting to fool around in the nest boxes and squatting. I hope this is the indicator. Someone also told me that their combs will get red when they get ready.......beats me. Thanx again.
Quote:My Leghorns' combs were getting bright red (all last month) and I got my first egg yesterday. They are only 4.5 mo old. I think that is really early but it happened. I've also got one that seems very protective all of a sudden. (defensive too)