How long after the first egg......

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by meusoc, Oct 28, 2011.

  1. meusoc

    meusoc Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 4, 2011
    Will they lay their second?

    Got my first today and were pretty excited, just hoping it's not another long wait.

    Thanks in advance////
  2. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

    Mar 7, 2011
    Fort Worth, Tx
    What breed is your chicken? Depending on the breed will determine how often that breed will lay. For instance, leghorns lay just about every day when they are in season (not winter), but polish might lay maybe 2-4 a week.
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2011
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    It depends - some are good right out of the gates and will lay several days in a row. Some will lay their first egg and not lay again for a week. There's no way to tell what you'll get.

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