one hen laying double yolk one day and 2 eggs next

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by trish18, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. trish18

    trish18 Hatching

    Sep 4, 2011
    i have a flock of barred rocks and amauracana hens, about 6 months old. all are laying but one is having issues. every other day she lays one bigger egg with 2 yolks...the shell is fine. the next day she lays 2 eggs, not in the nesting box, and each has only one yolk but the shells are like latex. all the other girls are laying perfectly normal eggs. any ideas ?
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas

    It's not uncommon for there to be strange egg happenings with new layers. They eventually get the kinks worked out of the system.
  3. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Songster

    Oct 9, 2010
    First of all, [​IMG]

    If you hen has just started laying, this problem should sort itself out in time. However if not you could be looking at some kind of disorder? [​IMG]

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