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Not laying but she goes in nesting box

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Obyli, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. Obyli

    Obyli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My white leghorn started laying a week ago and laid 4 eggs. She stopped laying 2 days ago but every morning she go in and out the nestingbox and nothing is in there.....is that normal? Egg bound?
     
  2. Firefighter Chick

    Firefighter Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it takes a while to get in the "rhythm". i wouldn't worry about it.
     
  3. 7kids12hens

    7kids12hens Out Of The Brooder

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    My hens go in and out sometimes also. I think they lose interest if they see something more exciting.
     
  4. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Keep in mind, chickens don't lay every day - they're not egg laying machines. [​IMG] But new layers are generally more irregular than established ones. She'll have her pattern down within a few weeks.
     

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