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Start and stop, what's up with that?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Robin'sBrood, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

    May 8, 2008
    North Carolina
    Okay, so a few weeks ago one of my little Millie Fleur d'Uccles started laying again. She gave me about 5 eggs and then stopped again, I haven't gotten one from her for at least a week. Any ideas? The return of colder weather, maybe? [​IMG]
     
  2. Kim_NC

    Kim_NC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2009
    Mt Airy, NC
    That's quite common as pullets first start to lay. Their bodies need time to adjust, settle into a routine. (Similar to young girls starting their menstrual cycles.)

    She'll start back up soon, then her eggs will get a bit larger and be regular.
     
  3. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

    May 8, 2008
    North Carolina
    Well, I got another Millie egg today! [​IMG]
     

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