A chicken laying question.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hilacraft, Sep 25, 2014.

  1. Hilacraft

    Hilacraft Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My BR layed her first egg at exactly 20 weeks yesterday and I had a question. Once a chicken lays her first egg will she then after start laying regularly or lay another egg maybe like 5 days later? Once your chickens laid their first did they lay again in a day or two? Thank you.
     
  2. chasiekitten12

    chasiekitten12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This depends on the breed it may lay the next day that is most likely but may not lay for 2 or 3 maybe 4 it depends what breed is it?
     
  3. Hilacraft

    Hilacraft Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Barred Rock
     
  4. KGreene

    KGreene Out Of The Brooder

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    my BR's have been laying an egg a day (although one of them takes Fridays off...??) the other is 7 eggs per week. From the two BR's I get a bakers dozen every week. At least that's the ways its been for the past month.
     
  5. 11mini

    11mini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My GSL laid her first egg one day, skipped the next, then laid one every day for a month.
     
  6. n3kms

    n3kms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first Barred Rock to lay laid a day then skipped a day then laid then skipped. She started at 20 weeks and 2 days. The others have started laying and I have been getting 5-7 a day. I still am not sure if all of them are laying yet. There are 10 Barred Rocks, all the same age. I have gotten several double yolk eggs. Do ya'll think that it is the same pullet laying all the double yolkers or is it common among young pullets to occasionally do that?
     
  7. Hilacraft

    Hilacraft Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I read that it is common for new layers to lay double yolkers. :)
     
  8. n3kms

    n3kms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I wondered if that might be the case.
     

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