New to chicken owning....advice please!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by annierae, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. annierae

    annierae New Egg

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    Aug 23, 2011
    Hi,
    We have recently bought 3 Warrens and we're really enjoying having them. They are friendly and seem settled, they have a coop and a large run. They were 20 weeks old when we got them and they were laying eggs immediately - most days we had 2 eggs. We've now had them about 3 weeks and the eggs seem to be getting less and less frequent. Some days we have had only one and the last 3 days we haven't had any. We are feeding them ad-lib layers pellets, they have access to fresh water and grit and we have been giving them lots of tit bits - vegetables, etc which they've really enjoyed. Any advice please as to why they don't seem to be laying as many eggs? Thanks.
     
  2. calicokat

    calicokat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2009
    azalia, indiana
    Sometimes they slow down in the really hot days. Also, you might do some checking around to see if they are hiding the eggs in a secret nest - they do that sometimes [​IMG] just to keep us on our toes.
     

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