Takes hours for my bantam Cochin to lay an egg..

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sara1226, Feb 6, 2016.

  1. sara1226

    sara1226 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello everyone, can anyone think of something I can do for my little hen? She used to lay eggs in just about half an hour or so but these past few days it has been taking her about 3 hours. Can that be normal sometimes? She does get calcium and the eggs she lays look good, no thin shell and no blood streaks on it. Any advice? I'm a little worried about her. [​IMG]
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    She's probably starting to go broody, eventually she will stay in there and screech when you try to move her.
     

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