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Egg advice????

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cartersmith, Feb 22, 2011.

  1. cartersmith

    cartersmith In the Brooder

    Feb 13, 2011
    hi i currently have 7hens 3 light sussex and 4 brown hens (told they are rangers) all seem to be at egg laying age the youngest is onw on the ligt sussex who is about 24weeks old. but i am only getting one egg aday? i know after being moving they need time to settle but they have been in their new shed/coop and run a while now but still only the onle egg and im not sure who is laying that.

  2. JordanFamily

    JordanFamily Songster

    Feb 4, 2008
    Archie, MO
    They might be molting... I have two birds that lay all through the winter but have not gotten an egg from them in 2 weeks because they are in molt rightt now... molt tales about a month... Or it could just be that it is early in the season... spring hatches usually don't start laying until the weather warms up the following spring to start laying in my experiance... My ees that hatched out last spring just started laying last week... So maybe they just need a little more time... I'm in MO....

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