3 of 4 laying...should i be worried

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by t_williams8, Oct 30, 2008.

  1. t_williams8

    t_williams8 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 4 hens. I was getting 4 eggs a day for 2-3 weeks. then i was only getting 2-3 eggs a day for 1 week (there was a big change in temperatures here is PA). Now for the past week i have only been getting 3 eggs daily. should i be worried that one hen isnt laying. do you think its the same hen everyday?

    any advise would be appreciated

    Ty
     
  2. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    I doubt it is the same hen not laying. Have you noticed a bird that seems sick? If they all seem lively and healthy, I would just assume that they are taking turns having a day off. My four girls that are laying all lay different colors, so I can see that it is not the same hen when I get less than 4 for several days in a row.
     
  3. t_williams8

    t_williams8 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks. no all 4 birds seem healthy. i havent noticed anything unusual othe than only 3 eggs and 4 chickens
     

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