Less eggs being layed and change in color

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SHF, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. SHF

    SHF New Egg

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    Hello,

    I have 25 chickens.. they started laying a couple months ago and just before a couple weeks ago I was getting about 18-19 eggs a day and they were tan to rich brown in color but just recently I'm only getting 8-11 a day and they are white to tan colors.

    What's going on?

    Thank you!
    Jay
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Cooler weather... less eggs for those in the north.. more for those of us in the south...

    And as they go through the laying cycle, the eggs will always get lighter.

    oh, and [​IMG]
     
  3. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    The weather and the temperature cause's less eggs to come. And [​IMG]
     

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