How Many eggs do your Pure breed ameraucanas lay each week ??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Clay In Iowa, Nov 28, 2009.

  1. Clay In Iowa

    Clay In Iowa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 7, one Wheaten, 4 blue wheaten and 2 split lavenders. All I'm getting is 6-8 eggs a week..That's a little under one egg per bird per week....Is that normal?

    They are all about 10 months old, they are NOT molting and are not broody...

    Confused in Iowa...?!?!?!?!?!
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I have 5 W/BW,
    1 blue
    1 splash
    and 2 black.

    7 of the 9 are laying and we get about 24-27 a week. the blue and one of the black ones have yet to lay

    Note: They are the blue ones in this pic.


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  3. Clay In Iowa

    Clay In Iowa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From 7 I was expecting 25-50 a week.

    All 7 are laying....

    What could I be doing wrong????
     
  4. dcnewt2.0

    dcnewt2.0 New Egg

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    My little gal is only about 2-3 week max. By far not the best layer in the bunch, but I do love the surprise of her beautiful eggs in the nest box.
     
  5. ChicksR4Me

    ChicksR4Me Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they haven't been laying very long, maybe it will just take some time for them to pick up the pace. Also with the days being shorter and less hours of daylight, I hear that can slow them down. I used a light im my coop last winter for a few hours of light in the morning to increase their day. maybe that would help [​IMG]
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    3 hatched out the end of February... they started laying in October.
    6 hatched out the end of April... 3 of those just started laying.

    Give them some time.
     
  7. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree give them some time with my girls laying at full speed ahead I was getting 6 or 7 a week from them.

    Henry
     

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