What is wrong with my flock?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cherrychicken, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. cherrychicken

    cherrychicken Songster

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    Are my birds okay? Recently they have been laying a lot of eggs, all are hard shelled and normal. Today my 6 hens laid me 9 eggs, one of them being a double yolker. Wow, I know.
     
  2. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Unusual.......
     
  3. Chicken03

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    Nice, thats a good problem to have.
     
  4. cherrychicken

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    Thanks! Does anyone else have this "problem"
     
  5. innof8happinesses

    innof8happinesses In the Brooder

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    We have one BO hen that used to suck every egg she laid and try to eat the others' eggs. We took her away from the flock and let her free run the yard with the dogs and kids. She is soooo happy. She now lays 2 eggs a day and never eats them!!! Go figure! Also our leghorns used to lay 2 eggs a day. You just never know. Good feed, cozy coop and love.
     
  6. We get a double yolker from a bigger hen about once a week...
     

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