Was it a fluke?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bcmama, Dec 1, 2012.

  1. bcmama

    bcmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first egg came yesterday and now nothing. She ran up into the nest box several times today but nothing came out. Is this normal? Just a giant poop. Do they usually take a day off when they start?
     
  2. citychickx6

    citychickx6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It takes some time to get into the swing of things. Most breeds do not lay every day even in the highest point of lay.
    With these short days I am only getting between 0 and 6 eggs a day out of 18 that are of age to lay.
    Patience is a virtue and boy do the chickens test it.
     

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