There's the eggs??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Ryan2016, Oct 4, 2016.

  1. Ryan2016

    Ryan2016 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 10 RIR's an i get 2-3 eggs per day..am i doing something wrong? Sorry for the dumb questions..im still new to this.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Some questions:
    How old are your birds? Have they all started laying and now you're seeing a dip in production? Have some not yet started? Or, are some of them on the downhill side of their laying careers?
    Where do you live? Chickens need 14 hours of light everyday to lay consistently. You'll still get eggs if they don't get that amount, just not as many. As we enter fall and winter the days are getting shorter.
    Are they molting? During the molt a lot of their resources go into new feather production and less into egg production.
    There are other potential reasons but during this time of year these are the most likely.
     

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