BR Laid 2 eggs, then stopped!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by andthenhen, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. andthenhen

    andthenhen New Egg

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    I have 3 chickens and my BR started laying a couple of weeks ago. She laid 2 eggs in two days- one was small with a thin shell & the other one looked like a normal-sized egg.

    Then a few days later she wasn't as active & her loud morning clucking had stopped. Her comb wasn't as red & was wilted over a little. A few days later her comb looked better and she was much more active.

    That was 2 weeks ago and we haven't had any eggs since! Any ideas or suggestions?
     
  2. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
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    Sometimes when they first start laying they stop but give her time and she will start up again.
     
  3. brahmakid11

    brahmakid11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i agree with the post above this
     
  4. AFChick

    AFChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. andthenhen

    andthenhen New Egg

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    Thanks for the welcome and thanks for the answer! It's good to know that Lola will start laying again & not to be worried.
     
  6. abejita

    abejita Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How funny...my BR is named lola also!
     
  7. BusyBlonde

    BusyBlonde Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got 20 BR day-old chicks in early April - 11 hens, 8 . About a month ago, we started getting small eggs. First, 2 or 3. Then, 5 or 6. Now, we get 8-11. I wouldn't worry about a gap in laying - some of our hens lay distinguishable eggs (color, spots), and they may start off inconsistent but will re-start again.
     
  8. andthenhen

    andthenhen New Egg

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    Update: Lola is laying again! And consistently! She has been laying every other day for about a week. I just got to watch her lay, too! So fun.
     
  9. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
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