Egg laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by homestead 101, Feb 16, 2016.

  1. homestead 101

    homestead 101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two buff orpingtons that have not started to lay, I brought them home over two weeks ago. I have a suspension that they are molting because there is a lot of feathers all over the place.

    And is it possible that my white bantem hen with white ear lobes can lay light brown eggs. Because when ever I look in the coop, she is the only one ever in the nest box.
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    You could well be correct. Hope your bantam is not broody though - I understand they can be little tinkers in that sense.

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  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Stress of the move and integration into new flock could trigger a molt.
    Bantam maybe be broody....or hiding from other bids.
     

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