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

  1. bpaul16

    bpaul16 In the Brooder

    Jul 27, 2016
    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

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    It certainly can be. Not every hen lays daily or consistently.
  3. carrierme

    carrierme In the Brooder

    Dec 17, 2015
    Southeast Texas
    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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