curious about laying patterns

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by growsaposy, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. growsaposy

    growsaposy Out Of The Brooder

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    My hens are laying nicely and the eggs increased in size for a couple of weeks. All of a sudden I am getting small eggs from all 3 hens. I wonder if this is from a change in their needs or just normal variety in size. I will check right away on 16% protein feed. Any hints why this is happening. They are 5 months old.

    Thanks!
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    Even at 18 + months, some of mine lay daily, skip a day or so and lay again. Largest eggs are after the break, and get a little smaller after several consecutive days of laying.
     

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