One hen out of 9 lying ?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jackieml20, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. jackieml20

    jackieml20 Hatching

    Apr 14, 2014
    This is our first year raising chickens. Very exciting times around here. But only on hen is laying all the hens were purchased at the same time. She is doing well giving us a egg a day for the past week only one soft shell. Any tips thanks
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master

    Jan 10, 2013
    More information may give you more responses.

    I have 6 hens - 3 BO and 3 BR, got all at 3 days old. first 3 BR started laying one week apart. 2 BO followed within a month. But 1 was 2 or more months later. Searched forums on BYC about the delayed BO and found many take quite awhile to lay.

    Suggest you post what breed you have and how old they are...

    [​IMG] SO exciting when they start to lay!!!!!

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