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curious about laying patterns

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

  1. growsaposy

    growsaposy In the Brooder

    Jun 15, 2014
    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.

  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager 5 Years

    Jan 10, 2013
    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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