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What are the signs that your hens are getting ready to lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by leasmom, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. leasmom

    leasmom Songster

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    I have two that are pullets, I don't know they're ages...I just got them 2 wks ago. But, I went out today and the silkie was sitting in the nesting box...the other silkie/cochin mix was roosting on it. My Production Red won't go near the nesting box yet,she just isn't interested. I think one has squatted, not sure...how can I tell???
     
  2. angels4

    angels4 Songster

    Oh. You will know. [​IMG]
     
  3. debakadeb

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    They will start squatting for you when you bend down to pet them.
     

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