Inconsistent Egg Laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by The Great Eel Man, Nov 19, 2017.

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  1. The Great Eel Man

    The Great Eel Man Chirping

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    Hi, I have been taking care of my Chickens for about 3 months now and noticed that I only get 2 sets of eggs daily, I have 4 laying hens why might this be?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    Most hens don't lay every day. Different breeds lay differently. What breeds do you have? This time of year laying is on the decline. Your best production will be in early spring to midsummer.
     
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    I currently have (In terms of Laying hens) 1 Ameraucana and 3 small Leghorns
     
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    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    Your leghorns should lay 3-7 eggs a week. This time of year I would be happy to get 3-4. Ameraucana are poor layers generally. They tend to lay and stop. Easter eggers can be better layers.

    You will probably need to wait a few months. After the winter solstice under increasing daylight your production should start to pick up.
     
  5. The Great Eel Man

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    Thanks, will do
     
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