Egg laying need answers

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by crystal6707, Jul 24, 2010.

  1. crystal6707

    crystal6707 Hatching

    Jul 15, 2010
    Hi all ok I have 2 bantams and 8 cochens although several of my cochens are still not laying i was wondering how many eggs I should get a day once they all start laying.

    some days i'll only get 1 egg and like today i have gotten 4 already... why such a change?

    I know for sure that 4 cochens and both bantams are laying.... [​IMG]
  2. Jajika

    Jajika Songster

    Dec 24, 2007
    Northern California
    Most chickens lay one egg every 1.5 days.

    If you are not finding eggs there could be a couple of reasons:

    Are they molting?
    Are they broody?
    Have they found a secret place to lay their eggs?
    Is someone stealing your eggs?
    Are they frightened?

    Check these out. You may find an answer.

  3. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Songster

    May 19, 2010
    Ringgold, GA
    Depends on what breed bantams you have. Cochins are not the best layers out there but they do ok. I am guessing (out knowing what your bantams are) you would get 4 or 5 eggs a day.

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