Now that I'm getting eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by banditgin, Nov 4, 2007.

  1. banditgin

    banditgin Songster

    Jul 16, 2007
    Boonsboro, MD
    And I think she's primarily laying in the coop (which I still need to get pics of - should do it now while everybody is asleep). How often do they lay eggs?

    Also, do all hens lay eggs? I don't think my brahma hen is laying yet (she and the silkie who is laying are the same age)
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    All chickens do lay eggs, unless there is a physiological problem, rare, I'd think. They lay sometimes every day, sometimes every couple of days, but almost all chickens lay a few eggs per week. Brahmas can be very late to mature. My Buff Brahma didn't lay her first till she was 30 weeks old, which I hear is not unusual.

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