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A week and still no sign of a second egg.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by arcatamarcia, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. arcatamarcia

    arcatamarcia Songster

    Sep 24, 2009
    My barred Rock laid her first egg (a pretty good sized one, not a little pullet egg) a week ago. Two of her sisters of the same age (but different breeds) have laid multiple eggs. Our Brahma has not yet laid her first. Is it unusual for there to be that much time between the first and second eggs? Is this something to worry about?

  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    It's normal. It's all part of how their bodies adjust to the laying process. Each pullet is different, and their bodies adjust differently. Your brahma will take longer to begin laying, they are a slow maturing breed.

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