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4 eggs out of 13 1-1/2 year old hens??!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickeneyfoot, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. chickeneyfoot

    chickeneyfoot Chirping

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    My girls just started back up in jan 15. They laid 3-4 eggs a day and stopped 4 days ago. What's happening??
     

  2. aggiemae

    aggiemae Songster

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    Did you have a spell of sunny days? I notice that we get more eggs when it's sunny for 2-3 days in a row but the numbers goes down again when the rain returns.
     
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  3. chickeneyfoot

    chickeneyfoot Chirping

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    It rained for 3 days and today was sunny
     
  4. aggiemae

    aggiemae Songster

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    Maybe they will pick up again when the sun comes back!
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The days are just now starting to lengthen back out, so production will pick up from here on out. When they resume laying after a molt it can be pretty sporadic, just like when they start laying. Some days I get eight eggs, some days three. In two more months I fully expect to get about fifteen a day. Just have to wait for more daylight.
     

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