Do pullets take a few days off after they first start laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by UrbanEnthusiast, Sep 30, 2012.

  1. UrbanEnthusiast

    UrbanEnthusiast Songster

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    I have two Leghorn pullets hatched mid-April. Wednesday I finally found two tiny eggs near the coop. Don't know exactly when or by which one (or both) they were laid. Haven't found any more since then and I've scoured the yard, as well as the neighbor's yard where they sometimes venture. Is it common for a pullet to lay one or two eggs at first then take a few days off?
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes, it's completely normal. It's all part of their bodies adjusting to laying. Just as each person is different in development, so is each chicken.
     
  3. ChicksandWeeds

    ChicksandWeeds Chirping

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    that's funny about the islandic
     

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