One egg a week ago - now nothing?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Jose21, Sep 3, 2011.

  1. Jose21

    Jose21 In the Brooder

    May 18, 2011
    One egg appeared just over a week ago from one of our 4 hybrids (16 weeks and 19 weeks old) - nicely presented in the nest box - but now nothing for 8 days. Have searched everywhere and can't find any more. Is it possible that a young chicken would lay one and then stop for a while?
  2. iajewel

    iajewel Songster

    Oct 22, 2008
    Corning IA
    Mine are all in molt, I got nothing either. I have 12 birds that should be laying but.. ya.. molt.. maybe thats your birds issue to?
  3. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms

    Sep 20, 2009
    Pride, La.
    Being that their new layers she this is very common. With the oldest being only 19 weeks old be glad you got the one egg!!!
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Yeah, shouldn't be too long now.

    Imp- expect things to be a bit erratic to start.
    Last edited: Sep 3, 2011

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