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RIR started laying and Wyandotte stopped!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cherylcohen, Dec 4, 2009.

  1. cherylcohen

    cherylcohen The Omelet Ranch

    Sep 18, 2009
    SF East Bay CA
    So Our beautiful gold laced wyandotte has been laying an egg every other day religiously for a month now. She lays them anywhere she pleases in the run (has yet to lay in the boxes!) Our RIR just started laying last week in a box (so proud) and has laid one a day for the last week now. (Wyandotte eggs have speckles and the RIR are solid) Well since the RIR started laying the Wyandotte has stopped, it's been 1 1/2 weeks now. They only have supervised free range time, so she can't be hiding them somewhere.

    They get perfect nutrition, protein, greens, treats scratch etc every so often, mealworms, crickets - oxine or vitamins in their water (on different days of course!)

    Any ideas, yes the daylight is short but we have a light go off at 6am to wake them up and then they are all on their roosts at 5-5:30 no matter what we do! (they do need their beauty sleep)

    Now we did have a few die lately of meraks (it's the worst part, losing my girls) but Beatrice the Wyandotte is huge, very alert and very healthy.

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