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first egg, and three days later nothing

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mongoose, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. mongoose

    mongoose Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 20, 2012
    Hello, chicken wisdom.
    I found our first egg on Monday, and haven't found any since. It was laid in the grass so I wonder if I should be scouring
    for a hidden nest. I've done a once around in the yard every day, but haven't seen anything. Or is it normal to go this long between eggs in the beginning?
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Start searching for a hidden nest. It is not at all unusual for egglaying to be sporadic this time of year.

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