More than one laying?

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

  1. Tomhusker

    Tomhusker Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2010
    Hamburg, Iowa
    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
    My vote is 2 girls laying.

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