The first eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by wendigo, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. wendigo

    wendigo Out Of The Brooder

    May 8, 2013
    So one of my chickens layed her first. It's the first one in the whole flock actually. But this was 3 days ago. I know it's not like they get their switch turned on and start laying on a daily basis, but how long does it take untill she does it constantly? She's 6 months old.
  2. Bens-Hens

    Bens-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think it really depends on the birds.

    We went through this recently with a new flock. Some of the pullets started and lay most days, while two others have been a bit patchy, laying every few days, some have been soft or thin shells.

    I guess it just takes different birds a bit of time to get settled into a pattern

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