Three chickens, but only 2 eggs daily???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by nannys chicken, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. nannys chicken

    nannys chicken New Egg

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    I have 3 chickens.....each is 29 weeks.
    A buff orphington,a speckled rock, and an easter egger.
    I think it is my speckled rock who is not laying.
    I have them on laying feed and plenty of water daily.
    Not a lot of table food.
    What's up?????
    They all look healthy and full.
    Am i doing something wrong?
     
  2. mnhomestead

    mnhomestead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chickens usually don't lay an egg every single day. A lot of breeds will lay 3-4 in a week. So getting 2 eggs a day from 3 hens is great!
     
  3. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    How long have they been laying? Some hens take longer to start laying. Also hens don't lay eggs every day, they take rests once in a while to regenerate color pigments and energy. By Speckled Rock do you mean a Barred Rock or a Speckled Sussex? Both breeds lay eggs similar to Buff Orpingtons, so they might all be laying.
     
    Last edited: Oct 21, 2013

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