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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

    May 25, 2008
    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

    debakadeb Songster

    Apr 8, 2008
    SW Indiana
    They will start squatting for you when you bend down to pet them.

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