Egg problem!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mhinkey, Jul 27, 2016.

  1. mhinkey

    mhinkey New Egg

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    We got our first egg two days ago!! Was so excited and as a first time chicken mama I expected that we would be getting one a day from now on. It's been two days since the first egg and nothing! Is that normal?
     
  2. DogCatChickMom

    DogCatChickMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you feeding them layer feed or oyster shells?? Mine just started laying within the last week also and we have gone a day without getting one (I have three-one I expect will take a lot longer to being laying than the rest) but I think that's normal. Some chicken breeds also don't lay every day. I wouldn't worry just yet [​IMG]
     
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  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Yes, normal....most birds do not lay every day, except maybe sexlinks or other high production breeds.
    New layers can take up to a month or so to get things all smoothed out...Meanwhile, eggs everywhere, some of them can be rather funky looking, soft or thin shelled, huge double yolked eggs.
     

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