First egg!! And no more two days later...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jakmak71, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. jakmak71

    jakmak71 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just got my first egg from my rhode island red on Saturday at about 2:00pm, so I was expecting one by at least 5:00pm yesterday. Now it is Monday at 6:30pm and still haven't gotten a 2nd egg ?? The only reason I thought of was that she didn't get enough calcium in her grower/starter feed ?
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Deep breath - this is perfectly normal with a new layer. You will see some stops and starts before she finds her regular laying pattern and even once she is lying consistently there will be days where she doesn't lay as *most* breeds average 4-6 eggs a week
     
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  3. jakmak71

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    Okay, I was wondering how they could just start laying eggs every day. Thank you, that was exactly what I was looking for!
     

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