This may be a silly question?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hockeymom9, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. Hockeymom9

    Hockeymom9 Out Of The Brooder

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    I got first eggs yesterday. My question is, could they be from 1 girl?? The reason I ask is I only saw one in the nesting box. 2 of the eggs were thin shelled on the pointed end and the other 1 was a perfect little brown egg.

    Or did 3 girls lay 3 eggs? Kinda confused about this.


    Thanks
     
  2. eKo_birdies

    eKo_birdies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    3 from 3 different would be my guess..

    little girl would be working overtime otherwise!
     
  3. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I read that it takes approximately 25 hours for each hen to lay an egg. So, unless it's been a while since you've checked the nest boxes, I'd say you have three girls laying. Congrats!
     
  4. OregonChickenGal

    OregonChickenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed!
     
  5. Shiloh Acres

    Shiloh Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree that it's most likely three laying. But when they first start, it can take a while for things to run smoothly. Sometimes I have a newly laying pullet lay twice in one day. More often I have new layers skip more days than they should. It generally all sorts itself out pretty soon though. [​IMG]
     

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