Normal for pullet to lay every day?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by goldcountrygirl, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. goldcountrygirl

    goldcountrygirl New Egg

    Aug 21, 2010
    Placer County, CA
    We had our first egg on Friday, and the same 6-month Barred Rock has continued laying every day since - Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue. Don't get me wrong, I'm not complaining...I'm just wondering if I should expect her to take a break soon. She's like an egg-laying machine!
  2. OregonChickenGal

    OregonChickenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2010
    Central Oregon
    She'll take a break soon. My Barred Rocks usually lay almost everyday, but then I may only get an egg 5 or 6 days a week. Still pretty good. Barred Rocks are very good layers. I just love them. [​IMG]
  3. RedfogsFlock

    RedfogsFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2010
    Wittmann, AZ
    chickens can lay an egg every 23 hours. They usually do too!
  4. silkydragon

    silkydragon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 1, 2009
    ohio valley
    1st yr id expect an egg a day maybe a break or 2 every once in awhile

    edited to say lol 3 post at same time
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2010
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I had a black star that didn't miss a day in over 3 months.
  6. goldcountrygirl

    goldcountrygirl New Egg

    Aug 21, 2010
    Placer County, CA
    I think I jinxed egg yet today [​IMG]
  7. SmittenChicken

    SmittenChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 23, 2010
    A few of my chickens have just started laying too, my White Rock was the first to go and she has been like clockwork so far - 4 days on, then 1 day off. I also have two Red Stars that haven't taken a break since they started laying - one has been going for 4 days, and the other for 9! They each lay at about the same time every day, too. If I'm home I can usually time my visits to the coop to catch the egg-laying action. [​IMG] The only one I can't catch is the bad mystery chicken who lays her egg in the corner of the coop...

    I have been really surprised by them so far - I didn't expect them to be so regular at first! Congrats and hope you're enjoying the first eggs as much as we are.

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