Egg laying care

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenmomma123, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. chickenmomma123

    chickenmomma123 Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 31, 2014
    Is there anything new or different I should be doing since my chickens started laying eggs ?
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    Switch to a good layer feed, if you haven't already. Also, provide a dish with some crushed oyster shell if you like, which helps create nice strong egg shells. I have an attached chicken run, so I don't let mine free range until after 5:00, so that they learn to lay in the nesting boxes instead of outside in a bush somewhere.

    That's really about all I can think of. (The oyster shell is really optional. The layer feed should provide enough calcium for strong egg shells.)

    Enjoy your eggs!

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