egg stealing in new jersey

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by njchicks, Aug 26, 2010.

  1. njchicks

    njchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi All,

    Just want you to beware, for the last days I have found no eggs after work, with a flock of 12 good layers, 1 roo, and 4 too young to lay, no, just w eggs. Tomorrow comes a padlock..... The egg hysteria just watch out. Rob in NJ
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I think it is the weather, you are not the only one going through a BIG slow down in production right at the time there is a recall. I have 55 hens and it took me 6 days to collect 24 eggs.
     
  3. PineappleMama

    PineappleMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Between the recall and announcing all about Jersey Flockkeepers... well I hope for everyone's sake it's just the weather.

    So far I guess we're lucky... we've had an odd 2 egg day (out of four) but yesterday was 4 and today 3... in Texas heat... so... donno. But then again we did get a cold front here... actually got into the 70's overnight. Downright chilly for Texas August. So maybe that's why they are doing well?
     
  4. chica57

    chica57 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The heat here too has been so bad-not hardly a egg-but the last 2 nights it cooled down and YES!!!! 13 eggs today-I was sooooo excited-my girls are pretty good layers but who can blame them in 100-105 temps.-I was a little crabby too!!!! [​IMG]
     
  5. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    eggs WAY down here too. And I have about seventy hens, not selling or hatching eggs right now, and `I HAD TO BUY A DOZEN EGGS the other day. Torqued me off GOOD! Putting your lock on will give you good peace of mind though... Do it, for your own sanity.
     
  6. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    Don't have a horse, do you? I just found out that the reason I haven't gotten any eggs out of the barn for the last week is that my mini has been eating them!
     
  7. njchicks

    njchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone for your posts , maybe it is the weather. No, no horse here.....
    Rob
     
  8. StupidBird

    StupidBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Wow! yet another pest to add to the threat list. Who'd a thought? [​IMG]
     
  9. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get at least 1/2 dozen everyday and I had two 1 egg days in a row! I know its not theft....closest neighbors are 5 acres away and I give them eggs [​IMG] I think its just the weather!
     
  10. monita

    monita Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is the weather... I normally get 3 to 4 eggs a day and mine have slowed down dramatically. I have been lucky to get 1 egg a day over the last few weeks. Its starting to cool down here though so hopefully they will start laying again. Good luck to all of you.
     

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