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What does the egg squat look like ?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JLfarm, Oct 28, 2013.

  1. JLfarm

    JLfarm Songster

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    I was wandering what an egg squat looked like I have a bunch of buff orpingtons and I think they might be doing egg squats.
     

  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Its when a hen crouches down, with her wings slightly spread. If you put your hand on their back when they do it, and stroke downwards to the tail, they will often lift their tails a bit.
     
  3. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Songster

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  4. JLfarm

    JLfarm Songster

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    Thanks y'all for the replays and pictures
     
  5. antiqfreq

    antiqfreq Hatching

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    My buff orp does that all the time.

    Each time I go in the pen she squats and I scratch between her shoulders.

    She seems to like it.

    Jo
     

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