single egg laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by babychick1, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. babychick1

    babychick1 Chirping

    Mar 12, 2010
    my plymouth and rhode island red have started laying eggs, it's been about two weeks and they still only lay one egg each a day. when will they start to lay more?

  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Crowing

    Aug 12, 2009
    BuCo, KS
    My Coop
    The average is an egg every 26 hours, so there will be days they don't lay at all. While they are new layers, you will probably see one most days but as they get older, it may ease off some to only 3-4 a week. Additionally, when the days get shorter in the winter they will lay less often.

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