Buttercups and winter laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Happy Chooks, Nov 20, 2009.

  1. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I haven't had my chickens through a winter yet. For those of you that have Buttercups, how does their laying do through the winter?

    My buttercup hasn't laid in 4 or 5 days. In fact, it prompted me to keep a spreadsheet of who lays and what day, so I can track how they do through the winter. All my others will skip a day or 2, but not more than 2 days so far.
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    I would guess that Buttercups slow down in the winter. They're a smaller breed so it seems like they would. Not that I'm an expert or something!
     
  3. zoomia

    zoomia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have three buttercups--one is going through a molt, and the other two are laying just fine.
     

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