first started egg laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chicksrocka, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. chicksrocka

    chicksrocka Out Of The Brooder

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    My first chicken layed an egg yesterday. I was wondering how often your chickens layed in the first week or two of egg laying. mine that is laying is a 19 week old SLW! thanks for any thoughts.
     
  2. pixie74943

    pixie74943 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine have laid daily since they started, and when they take a day off, I've gotten double yokers the next day, so I must be doing something right [​IMG]

    although, when my original two (about 3 years ago, I didnt have a clue what I was doing them [​IMG] ) started they laid really weird shaped eggs, and would lay only 3 or 4 a week till they settled down.

    I think as long as your feeding them well and they get plenty of calcium they lay pretty regularly (my first 2 never got extra calcium, I didnt know *shakes head*) but they are just starting, so give her a chance [​IMG]
     
  3. kidd42

    kidd42 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got eggs off and on once they started for about the first month, then they got more regular. We have 9 "girls" and on average we get 6 eggs a day. a week or so ago we did get 9 eggs two day's in a row. And were getting 8 eggs a day for awhile. Only got 4 today.
     

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