what are my girls doing?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Danny81577, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. Danny81577

    Danny81577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I have several different breeds of chickens I noticed last week that my barred rock my Dominique and 1 of my silkies all of a sudden started to lay down on the ground when I walk up to them these chickens will be 6 months old on April 16. I have also noticed that the roosters are mounting them now to does this mean I might actually get my 1st egg I have 12 hens and all are the same age so an egg would be nice sooner or later.
     
  2. 1mommahen

    1mommahen Love My Cluckin' Coop

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    You got it![​IMG]
     
  3. msgenie516

    msgenie516 The Happy Hen

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    Hi,

    Yes, they squat like that when they are getting ready to lay. Good luck! [​IMG] Genie
     
  4. Danny81577

    Danny81577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sure do hope so I can't wait till I find my 1st egg its been a long 6 months waiting I have noticed that some of them have there combs turning red and some of them still have pink combs so maybe a couple more weeks of buying store bought eggs we will see.
     

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