13 weeks

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Gammond, Nov 1, 2016.

  1. Gammond

    Gammond Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I did my math wrong.. my oldest batch of hatch-along chicks are not 17 weeks, they are 13 weeks. I just got an egg from one?!? Is this normal? Lol![​IMG]
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    Not normal and extremely rare, especially this time of year. In fact, with declining day length, 13 weeks should be impossible.
    I think your new math is the one that is wrong. What day did they hatch?

    Are you sure it isn't from the one that laid the big egg?
    Check the space between her pelvic bones. If less than 2 finger width, it is impossible.
     
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  3. Gammond

    Gammond Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they hatched on July 30. The one that laid the large green egg usually lays every other day. She did not lay yesterday so I will keep an eye out for a big Green egg today. She has never laid a mini egg before.
     
  4. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    I just thought the eggs were similar colors. Most hens will lay a wind egg from time to time. Did you open it to see if it has a yolk in it?
     
  5. Gammond

    Gammond Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably just a wind egg then. She's the only one of my hens who lays green eggs.[​IMG]
     
  6. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    Time will tell. At least you're getting eggs. I got 4 eggs in the last 3 days from 10 mature hens and 5 POL pullets.
     

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