pullet laying too many eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rosyposyosy, Aug 29, 2007.

  1. rosyposyosy

    rosyposyosy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2007
    i have a banty cochin pullet named fajita. she laid her first egg last week and within her first week of laying she laid 5 eggs. one day, she laid 2. i looked up what cochins were supposed to lay and they are only supposed to lay 2 a week? last week she laid 5, with 2 in one day(which was her first week ever of laying) this week, starting sunday, shes laid an egg a day. meaning i have 4 (so far). i know that after molt, chickens lay eggs much better - but she is already outdoing her self. should i be worried?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    She must just be a fast starter. It is normal for chickens to lay one egg every 24-36 hours so I wouldn't be worried. You're lucky! I bet that double egg in a day was a mistake on her insides. :p
     
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    I didn't think chickens could lay too many eggs.

    As long as they stay healthy there should be no problem.
     
  4. rosyposyosy

    rosyposyosy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2007
    5! now it is 5! i would say hopefully she takes a break - but this is kinda fun to see how far she will/can go!
     

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