What to expect????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by enggass, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, so I got my first egg Saturday - not sure from which of my 6 birds. Was on the run floor/ground. Smallish, perfect egg.
    No eggs since. Is this normal?
    Steve
     
  2. nittanyxi

    nittanyxi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would have to say yes, it's normal. some times it takes a while for the egg factory to start rolling. also some breeds are good layers and some aren't. I have 6 out of 21 that have started laying and only one didn't take a break after laying the first egg. Some lay pretty much every day with a missed day once in a while and others may lay for a few days and take a few days off. I have one that layed 3 eggs in 4 days and hasn't laid another one going on 8 days now. I keep a chart of who lays when. after they get going you can see a pattern.
     
  3. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do you manage to keep track of who lays what when? Short of constant observation?
     

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