What is this...I don't even...(exasperation over laying behavior)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Knittycat, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. Knittycat

    Knittycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 6 pullets. One started laying a couple of weeks ago. It's one of the easter eggers, but I can't tell which. Everything I'd read on BYCF made me think my EEs would be the last to lay. Neither sings the egg song, so I have no clue. BUT one of my BRs sings the egg song. Loudly. And often. But doesn't lay.
    Why is there no headdesk smiley?? [​IMG] [​IMG]
    (no question, just general GAH-ing)
     
  2. Sandy16

    Sandy16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it helps, our EE's were the first to lay, and actually they have been the most dependable layers. (We have Buff Orps and GLWs too) Are your EE eggs a light green/blue color?

    *BTW - when one of our girls sings the egg song, it is quite common for others to join in. Perhaps your BRs are just having fun using their 'voice'. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 10, 2011
  3. Aemelia

    Aemelia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only have three pullets of which two are laying (not daily yet) but when one starts singing they all start in. I have two likely suspects but I don't know for sure who's laying yet.
     
  4. chiken lover863

    chiken lover863 Out Of The Brooder

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    Dont worry that happens to us but it was just the first 3 weeks.
     

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