Is this normal

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by StallionDuck, Sep 9, 2013.

  1. StallionDuck

    StallionDuck Out Of The Brooder

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    Yesterday I had a Rhode Island Red lay two eggs in the nest???? Is that normal
    Also my chickens went from laying everyday to laying here and there, this began after I introduced the two white leghorns that I purchased
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Yes they can lay two eggs in one day.

    It is normal with any stress in the flock to possibly slow or stop their laying.
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    2 eggs in a day is pretty rare. Are you sure it's not from two different hens?

    Chickens hate change, they are creatures of habit. When you make any change, no matter how small, they can quit laying for a while. Usually, they will resume laying in a week or two.
     
  4. StallionDuck

    StallionDuck Out Of The Brooder

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    Yea it was the same chicken cause I was present for both
     

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