The doctors in the house!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by karlamaria, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. karlamaria

    karlamaria Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 30, 2011
    Western montana
    Tonight was my girls check up, we check there feet, there bums,feathers etc. Every week. We want to make sure they are ok, and that we can catch anything before it gets out of hand. All is well and they look wonderful ! What was funny was one chicken as I petted her stopes dead in her tracks, and just kind of stooped down while I was petting her, I believe this is a sign she will lay soon? It was like I was the master and she was the servant if you know my birds, they come running when I call them, and there gentle, but when I try to pet them they usually move away from me. I'm so happy to think soon I may get an egg lol. I waited 52 years to have chickens, and to get an egg from them! This is so exciting!
  2. aggie9296

    aggie9296 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 28, 2011
    Panama City, FL
    sounds like an egg squat to me. mine started laying 2-3 days after my first squat.

    and believe me, that first egg will be the best tasting egg you have ever had!!
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

    Nov 18, 2007
    My Coop
    Definitely a squat. Eggs are coming soon!!!

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