Banty eggs......

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by poultrypatch, Jan 8, 2010.

  1. poultrypatch

    poultrypatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi I have a question for the Banty folks. I have a little black frizzled Cochin. Last Sun, 1/03/10, she laid an egg. Haven't seen another one since. Is this common for Banties ? She's not in any distress, eating, drinking and walking around.
    How often should they lay ?
    I thought she was too young....turned 18 weeks 2 days later..post egg.
    Can anybody help me please ? Thanks
    Liz
    Rochester, MA
     
  2. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    Ok that's weird...my daughters banty laid her first on the 3rd, and we have yet to see another. It's probably the cold snap causing it. When they first lay they could only lay every several days I've heard.
     
  3. poultrypatch

    poultrypatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your response !! I thought perhaps they laid every 3 or so days. But when her "time limit" passed I became worried. Like I said..she appears ok. PLUS soooo very cold here. I don't think I'd get up and go lay an egg.
    Liz
    Rochester, MA
     
  4. gardenergirl

    gardenergirl Out Of The Brooder

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    My 2 banties are both leaving me an egg a day for the past several days! Such good girls!
     

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