Super Egg causes strike?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by marcin, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. marcin

    marcin New Egg

    Nov 2, 2009
    For the past three weeks, i've been getting 2 eggs a day. Of my 6 young ladies (now 18 weeks), only two had started laying. Three days ago, one of them laid the most unbelievable egg i've seen! It is so big it doesn't fit in a carton - about twice the size of a large egg. Looks like a duck egg, and it makes me wince looking at it. Since then, nothing. No eggs at all. Did Superwoman so intimidate all the others that they just quit? Did she scare herself, too? Or was laying an egg like that damaging to her in any way? I must add that we also had started working on some construction in the barn right by them - did we disrupt the laying?

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