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

    Apr 15, 2015
    Northern Wisconsin
    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 I Wanna Be A Cowboy Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    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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