Serama Pullet Egg Laying Question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Patchesnposies, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. Patchesnposies

    Patchesnposies Chickens.....are my ONE weakness!

    Mar 5, 2008
    Southern New Mexico
    One of the first shipped eggs I ever hatched resulted in a set of five Serama babies.

    Two of them were pullets and of those two, one little girl began laying at the age of 15 weeks. I was astounded, to have such a young layer.

    She laid a total of 7 eggs and hasn't laid another since! At first I thought she might be hiding the eggs in order to go broody.
    It has been about 3 weeks since I have found any of her eggs, plenty of time to fill a nest, but she is still hanging out with the others and shows no inkling of having hidden a nest.

    She began laying her eggs in the bigger hens laying boxes. Then, she'd lay by the hay feeder while free ranging.

    Has anyone had a layer start up and then take a vacation? LOL

  2. Ondra's Seramas

    Ondra's Seramas Drowning in Seramas

    Feb 19, 2009
    North Central WA
    She will start again soon. Just be patient.

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