7 eggs the first time and now one

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RebeccaL, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. RebeccaL

    RebeccaL New Egg

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    We have 4 hens that are about 18 weeks old. Two days ago we found our first eggs! There were 7! I assumed that all hens had laid. Yesterday and today we've only found 1. I know its the Rhode Island Red that laid the single eggs. (we also have a buff orpington, light brahm and a wyandotte) I didn't think that all 4 hens would lay an egg for the first time on the same day. I also don't think one hen can lay 7 in one day! I don't think I have anything to worry about. I just find it strange and was wondering what some chicken experts might think. (and if I do need to worry let me know) Thanks!
     
  2. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    you don't have to worry. it's just hit a miss for the girls at first. [​IMG]
     
  3. RebeccaL

    RebeccaL New Egg

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    That's awesome to know. Thanks for replying.
     
  4. southerndesert

    southerndesert B & M Chicken Ranch

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