Question for Rhode Island Red people

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by crusting, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. crusting

    crusting Out Of The Brooder

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    Sep 21, 2009
    I have a 2 1/2 year old Rhode Island Red. Her egg production has gone down quite a bit. We used to get one every day! I'm wondering how often your Rhode Island Reds of this age lay. Our sweetie is laying maybe 2 times/week now. She just finished moulting and wasn't laying at all, so I'm happy to get the 2. But I miss the old days!
     
  2. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    Egg production at 2 years usually goes down 40%. Chickens don't lay during molt, so yours may have a combination of getting started and age.
     

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