I've had my 3 chickens for about 6mos now...and I've never gotten 3 eggs from them. I've gotten 1 or 2 a day but never 3. When I bought them the lady said they were "around" 1 1/2 to 2yrs old. Now they are giving us AN EGG every 2 or 3 days....I'm wondering why. This has been going on for 2mos...now of course they are starting to molt. I've heard they stop laying when they molt. Well these little girls started this not laying well before the molt. I'm new at this & we're doing this just because we've never done it...we love sitting outside & watching & talking to the girls. I give them treats, lettuce & the food the farm supply store told us to give to them, plus what other chicken people have told us about....they are eating good. So why weren't they laying before the molt started?
Thank you ahead of time for your help....& will my girls start laying normally again after the molting is over?