? About egg laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mechlls5, Jun 11, 2011.

  1. mechlls5

    mechlls5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2009
    Ok so I have looked all over the forums and can't seem to find an answer, so I am really sorry in asking this knowing it has been answered before [​IMG]
    I have 4 chickens that are 19weeks (3 EE's and an RIR) 5 days ago one of the ee's layed a cute little green egg And has not layed another since. Is this normal? Thank you in advance for help.

  2. Gallusfarm

    Gallusfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2009
    Congrats on your egg. This is very normal. They will not lay consistenly for awhile as their reproductive system gets into a routine, there may be soft shelled eggs and double yolkers at this time as well. As long as she's looking healthy, I would not worry about her being egg bound or anything like that. [​IMG]
  3. N&MSchroeder

    N&MSchroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2011
    SE Idaho
    Congratulations on your first egg and [​IMG]
  4. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    As far as I know, EVERY question has likely been asked previously.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    Congrats. You're on your way. They stutter a bit when starting up. It's normal.

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