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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Orpingtonlover, Apr 14, 2007.

  1. Orpingtonlover

    Orpingtonlover Out Of The Brooder

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    I was just wondering if bantams lay less then bigger breeds i have some full grown hens laying everyday but my bantam has only laid one is 4 days is that normal?
     
  2. johnny_smith09

    johnny_smith09 Out Of The Brooder

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    well bantams should lay just the same as them but just smaller eggs. it could be another problem such as stress.. i dk... usually if they start laying at first they lay one every 4 days. do you say that they are full grown and just started or have they just all of sudden started laying like that?
     
  3. Orpingtonlover

    Orpingtonlover Out Of The Brooder

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    well the thing is i bought them one week ago at a Auction and this is the second egg that has been laid in a week is it maybe because there not completely comfortable yet or?
     
  4. johnny_smith09

    johnny_smith09 Out Of The Brooder

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    yeah that could be it--it is just getting used to your flock-- you gotta remember that the roosters may be trying to get with it (if you know what i mean) :eek: and she just isnt really comfortable. just give her a little while and see what happens.
     
  5. ChickenMommy

    ChickenMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Orpingtonlover-
    I got your email and I emailed you back [​IMG]
     
  6. Freebie

    Freebie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Bloomingdale, MI
    I have 5 bantam hens and get from 3 to 5 eggs daily from them. And they are quite delicious!!
     

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