Mystery laying habits

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mmack, Dec 11, 2015.

  1. mmack

    mmack Out Of The Brooder

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    Day 1 egg in box number 5
    Day 2 egg in box number 4
    Day 3 egg in box number 1

    Day 4 egg in box number 5
    Day 5 egg in box number 4
    Day 6 egg in box number 1

    Do i have one bird laying who can't get comfortable or three birds laying every third day in the same box that they've claimed

    Five birds in total
     
  2. Free Feather

    Free Feather Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do the eggs all look the same?
    They usually pick a favorite nest, but if they are just starting to lay, have had a disruption in picking a nest, or the nests are new, they may skip around a bit. Or she is messing with you, trying to keep you from stealing her eggs...
     
  3. mmack

    mmack Out Of The Brooder

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    There are some laid that are more brown than pink. I'm almost positive that there are at least 2 laying. They are 22 weeKS Old now
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    No mystery, they don't always lay in the same nest - especially at first.
     
  5. mmack

    mmack Out Of The Brooder

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    So it's likely just one bird so far??
     
  6. Free Feather

    Free Feather Chillin' With My Peeps

    If there are two different colored eggs, there is likely two hens laying.
     

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