Any Idea why one of my girls lay every other day

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lizmcd, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. lizmcd

    lizmcd Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi I have three Spec Sussex hens. The two girls lay every day very nice brown eggs. But there sister only lays every other day and he eggs are very light smaller and light color. This is my first time having chicknens. Any one know why and what I should do ???
     
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  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    How old are they and how long have they been laying?
     
  3. Greyfox Farm

    Greyfox Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    There's nothing really odd or worrisome in that. Some individuals bodies just behave differently than others, just like people. When the days start getting lighter longer she may increase frequency. So long as she's healthy, happy and producing I'd just enjoy her. I have several SS's myself and I love'em; great breed. Best of luck.
     
  4. lizmcd

    lizmcd Out Of The Brooder

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    They are 9mo old. Been laying a little over a month. The girls are very healthy and super happy. Their the best Chickens, Great personalities.
     
  5. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    The expectation that every chicken will lay an egg every day is certain to result in disappointment. They jusy don't all lay every day. Nothing you can do to change that.
     
    Last edited: Dec 26, 2012
  6. CL604

    CL604 New Egg

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    My ISA browns lay every day.
     

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