My chickens have started laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Delta2 23, Jan 4, 2009.

  1. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

    Sep 4, 2008
    My chooks Feathers and Eggie have started laying! Feathers has a nest behind our chicken house, Eggie has a nest under a grape vine. We ate some of their eggs, and the yolks were bright yellow and tasted of pumpkin.

    The nests are so cute. they have leaves and feathers in them.

    It's really strange though, because Eggie has layed everyday but feathers has stopped laying for the past few days. Is there something wrong with her?
  2. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would really try to get them to use the nesting boxes in the coop. It make find eggs a ton easier.
    She could just be laying them elsewhere.
  3. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
    Congrats on your first eggs. My hens when they first started to lay eggs it was kinda irregular.

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