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More than one laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Tomhusker, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. Tomhusker

    Tomhusker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, my 23 week old BR's have started laying. [​IMG] Or at least one has anyway.

    I got my first egg on Sunday. A small, perfect, brown egg. Then I got one yesterday. Just a little smaller, but again, perfect. My nest boxes are built in a four square set up, two on top, two on the bottom. The first egg (Which was actually a little rougher texture that the second) was found in the top right nest box. Yesterdays egg was in the bottom left.

    Two of the four girls will squat when I check and I have seen at least 2 of them taking egg shells from the tuna can.

    So, do you think I have one laying in 2 nests, or two in separate nests?

    ETA: Also today I did see one of them sitting in the top right nest, but no egg.... yet.

    ETA(again): OK, another egg today. A little larger, lower left nest. I'm thinking 2 girls laying, shopping for the right fit?
     
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2010
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho
    My vote is 2 girls laying.
     

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