Jersey Giant Laying an Egg within an Egg and stopped laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by parksfamily08, Jan 31, 2014.

  1. parksfamily08

    parksfamily08 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a JG that laid an egg within an egg last week and has since quit laying. She has been laying 3-4 eggs a week consistently. It was a big egg, palm size. She gets in the nest box and nothing happens. Could she have hurt herself or maybe has she started internally laying? Thanks
     
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Maybe, pick her up and feel her abdomen for and swelling or lumps.
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Her body is probably trying to get back to normal. How old is she?
     
  4. parksfamily08

    parksfamily08 Out Of The Brooder

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    She just turned 10 months. I hope she is just taking time to readjust.
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Is she eating/drinking normally? Acting normal? Poop normal? How long has she been laying?
     
  6. parksfamily08

    parksfamily08 Out Of The Brooder

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    She finally laid an egg and it's normal!
     
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