my chickens each laid 1 egg and that was it, what's going on???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by woweejp, Sep 1, 2009.

  1. woweejp

    woweejp New Egg

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    i have four rhode island reds and each of them laid there first eggs and tha was it. I am hoping nothing is wrong but kinda leary about that. does anyone have an idea of whats going on?? They each laid there first eggs within 2 days and that was it. Is it because of the season change or what??

    Also, if they are done for the season should i still feed them the layer feed or can i go back to the grower??


    Thank you all for the help in advance, i am new at chicken keeping and probably a little paranoid.



    Jon
     
  2. CallyB57

    CallyB57 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a LBrahma that laid eggs for about 7 or 8 days, then just stopped and did not lay another one for about 6 weeks. She started back when the other LBrahma hen started laying, and now they both lay almost every day, one egg right beside the other - sometimes they are both in the same nest at the same time. They'll lay again...they might lay a jumbo egg, then a medium egg, etc. You never know - but don't worry in any case...they WILL start laying again. [​IMG]
     

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