Too many eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 5 Bird Bob, Feb 8, 2017.

  1. 5 Bird Bob

    5 Bird Bob Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 26, 2015
    I thought I was mistaken, but I am getting extra eggs. I checked past posts on the subject and found it could be, but is rare. I made sure no one else collected and have had 4 or 5 extra and yesterday 1 short and 1 tiny egg. It's been a strange winter here, but should I be concerned?
  2. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Chicken Obsessed

    Hi. [​IMG]

    That usually happens with the sex link or really high production breeds. Are you providing extra light?

    How many birds do you have and how many extra eggs per day are you getting?
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Yes...and... old are birds?
    ...what breed?
    ...where are you located for climate?

    Oh, and, how long have they been laying?

    Is there any possibility they eggs were not gathered daily because they were hidden or buried in nest bedding?
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2017
  4. 5 Bird Bob

    5 Bird Bob Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 26, 2015
    The girls in question were hatched from my back yard flock which were true sex links. Even though they are 2nd generation,they seem to be great layers. They are 10 months old now so I'm getting some double yolks too. It's been an odd winter on Long Island,in one day going from 60's to deep snow the next when they stayed couped up. They usually roam all day.
    Oh, and they are also spoiled with treats from the farmers wife.

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