Got Eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Rooster Rules, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. Bantam hens started to lay just over a week ago, 1st egg. then 4 day wait 2nd egg,then 2 day wait for 3rd egg, now every day last 4 days.
    These are young spring hens, no extra light, 8 hours of daylight today.
    1 hen is a pure Black Rosecomb, other 2 F1 X, cochin,seabright and cochin/rosecomb.
    I think the eggs are from 1 bird, as it was bloody, all else super clean, same size basically and color, light brown.
    Sound normal???
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2011
    SE Pa.
    Sounds normal. It can take a while for them to find their speed.
  3. Thanx Den, should get better with the Mutts, have read that Black Rosecombs aren't great eggers...
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    Today 3 young pullet/hens, 3 eggs all same color, all same size. That is a 1st, 1 egg in morning 2 in afternoon.
    This is in winter, no added light, probably cuz there pullets.
    I wonder if egg size will get bigger, maybe next winter they will take a break...

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