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2 eggs?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by RoodyRodchester, Jan 24, 2016.

  1. RoodyRodchester

    RoodyRodchester Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 16, 2015
    My leghorn decided to start laying last night but I didn't find it until this morning so it was froze. But then she disappeared for a little bit right after I opened the coop this morning so I went looking and she laid another one but this one was half soft half hard shell. It was only about 12-13 hours in between. Is this common when they start laying again? I'm hoping she's just going to lay in the mornings and it was an oops egg. She's about 4 years old I want to say? I'm not for sure since she was given to me.
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    It can happen as they start laying again, so nothing to worry about unless it becomes constant. Releasing one egg after another is how you end up with double yolks. Sometimes if they get frightened they will release the egg before it's fully shelled too.

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