First year of raising a flock in my backyard (in Tri-state area)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Fintechie, Oct 23, 2019.

  1. Fintechie

    Fintechie Chirping

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    Six months exact since my flock arrived - one day old puff ball to be rainbow-colored egg layer: easter eggers, rhode island red, barred rock, buff orpington and leghorns, from Cackled Hatchery online. Very excited to see first egg laid in 16 weeks... But learning something new everyday! The latest Q - one Easter Egger started to lay green egg about 2 weeks ago, then laid another egg but stopped 10 days ago. Has anyone experienced similar situation? mind to share why and how to deal (or not) with such situation?
     
  2. BullChick

    BullChick Enslaved by a Duckling

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    It’s normal for them to stop until their bodies get in sync.
     
  3. boskelli1571

    boskelli1571 Crowing

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    Probably a minor hiccup in the machinery - she will likely lay again soon :)
     
  4. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Enabler

    Hello, and welcome! Glad that you joined! Good luck with your flock!
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC. Her production will increase and become more regular, but may not equal that of your other birds.
     
  6. N F C

    N F C Moderator

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    :welcome

    Thanks for joining us!
     
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  7. FortCluck

    FortCluck Free Ranging

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  8. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Thank you for joining us at Backyard Chickens :yesss:
     
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  10. SoftSilkie

    SoftSilkie Crowing

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    :welcome
    I might be having the same problem, but I think it is a hidden nest, naughty chickens:rolleyes:
     
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