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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bpaul16, Aug 16, 2016.

  1. bpaul16

    bpaul16 In the Brooder

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    My hens are about 17 weeks old. I just got my first egg last Thursday, but it's been a week and I haven't seen any more eggs. Is this normal?
     

  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    It certainly can be. Not every hen lays daily or consistently.
     
  3. carrierme

    carrierme In the Brooder

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    At 17 weeks I had one chicken lay an egg and then skipped a couple of days and laid another. I think that it takes a little time for their systems to regulate itself. Out of 14 hens, I have 5 laying now but I am usually seeing 3 to 5 eggs a day so far. It won't be long before they all are laying and you will have eggs coming out your ears! LOL!
     

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