2 eggs a day?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by WAChickens, Jan 14, 2017.

  1. WAChickens

    WAChickens Just Hatched

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    Hello everybody!

    I'm sure this question has been asked over 1,000 times but recently for the past two days my Easter egger has given me 2 eggs a day. She is acting normal and hasn't been acting strange recently. We have been having cold weather so I don't know if that has anything to do with it. She is the only one that has done this before, all of my chickens are 9 months old so could it be something to do with her age? She naturally lays tinier eggs personally so I don't think she is in pain at all. Should I do anything or is she sick at all?
     
  2. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    That's VERY interesting... I'm sure she will be fine.[​IMG] She will probable stop doing it very soon.
     
  3. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    Yep, it can happen.....I have 10 Hens and a Rooster....Some days I have gotten 11 eggs...I just laugh and say my Rooster is laying too......lol.........

    She is fine.....


    Cheers!
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Are you positive another pullet is not also laying?
    It's not unprecedented for a new layer to lay more than one, but it's not real common either.

    Might be time to examine some butts.

    Vent Appearance:
    Dry, tight, and smaller - usually not laying.
    Moist, wide, and larger - usually laying.

    Pelvic Points, feel for the 2 bony points(pelvic bones) on either side of vent:
    Less than 2 fingertip widths apart usually means not laying.
    More than 2 fingertip widths apart usually means laying.
     
  5. WAChickens

    WAChickens Just Hatched

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    So far she has only given me one egg today, also I am certain that these are her eggs because she has a very distinct shape and color of egg compared to my other Easter egger. If I have to I will check her vent tonight. Also just to add they have already been laying eggs for about 5-6 months.
     
  6. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Well that probably tells the tale then.
    Sorry, I missed her age before.
    It's odd that she would lay smaller eggs and 2 a day regularly...something's glitchy in her egg machine..
     
  7. WAChickens

    WAChickens Just Hatched

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    Thank you so much for helping me though! I'm glad to know that my baby should be fine!
     

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