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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 4chicksand4kids, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. 4chicksand4kids

    4chicksand4kids New Egg

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    Hi I'm new to chickens
    Was scared of birds but loving my girls now have had them for 7 weeks! 3 have been laying but 1 hasn't they were 22 weeks when we got them
    But today all 4 laid and 1 of them laid 2!!! Is this normal
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] glad you joined us! I've never had a chicken lay 2 eggs in one day, but I guess it's possible.
     
  3. littlestrohsun

    littlestrohsun New Egg

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    Welcome! I have one that has layed twice in a day a couple of times or she will lay 1 extra extra large egg with two yolks. I knpw its her because she is the only one laying blue eggs. ;)
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Congratulations on those first eggs! Very occasionally a hen will lay two eggs in the same day.
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    New layers can release two yolks a day for a while till they get their egg machines in gear. Takes a couple months, but they should start laying normally soon.

    Enjoy your wonderful flock and welcome to ours!
     
  6. LIChickens

    LIChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!

    You will find a lot of good information here. Keep on asking questions and you will get many good answers.

    You may also want to read the FAQ below.
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Congratulations on getting those eggs. Some of the breeds or hybrids with really high lay rates will occasionally produce two eggs in the same day when they are at their laying peak. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. What kind of hens do you have?
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Two eggs a day, wow, enjoy it while it lasts. Glad you joined us at Backyard chickens.
     
    Last edited: Sep 30, 2014
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you.
     

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