Egg question

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by innocent, Dec 27, 2013.

  1. innocent

    innocent Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, I have a hen that lays one egg per week, why? The hen is about 40 weeks old, Rhode Island Red, the others lay one per day same age
     
  2. sandovaljose214

    sandovaljose214 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you might want to check there buts.Some times when they lay eggs alot of poop comes out and gets stuck on the back feathers and but.
     
  3. innocent

    innocent Out Of The Brooder

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    What do you mean, the poop would block a egg?
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Has she always laid that poorly, or has she laid better in the past? Some hens are just poor layers. If the rest of the flock is the same age, and doing and laying well, it is probably just something off with that hen. If it is recent, she might be going into a molt or have something else going on.
     
  5. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2...I agree
     

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