Seems like only one is laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chicks44, Oct 14, 2009.

  1. chicks44

    chicks44 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi!

    This is my first small flock of chickens. They were born in early June. I have 8 in all: 1 red star, 1 BO, 1 Wyandotte, 2 silkies, 1 cochin, 1 frizzle cochin (bantam), and 1 crested polish. It is a wonderful flock with great birds for pets/laying. I think of my egg layers, the only one laying is the red star. How does that work? I am anxious to see some of the other eggs. Also, I have yet to buy oyster shells. The man at the feed store said it wasn't necessary. Said they get enough of what they need in their food. I try to give them calcium rich treats a couple of times a week. Appreciate thoughts on this!

    Thanks!
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    That would make them, what, four months old? Don't expect more hens laying for another month at least!
    Congratulations on getting eggs so quickly!
     

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