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Egg under the roost

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by aleebama, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. aleebama

    aleebama Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been finding a white egg under the roost several mornings in the past month. It is from one of our three Leghorns. Last night I went out and there was a broken paper shell egg that was dropped under the roost. They are not confused as they are almost 2. Is it common for one to begin laying while roosting?
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Yes- they do that sometimes when they first start laying.
     

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