When will the egg laying slow down?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by idispatch4911, Nov 20, 2011.

  1. idispatch4911

    idispatch4911 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2011
    Southern Utah
    I raised 2 RIR's from 2 wks old. One started laying in early October. About 3 eggs the first week. Then 5 eggs the next week. Then she's been doing an egg a day ever since - a whole month. The 2nd hen started to lay about 2 weeks ago and has been doing an egg a day the entire time.

    I know RIR's are great layers, but I've been expecting 5-6 eggs a week, but when does the laying slow down???
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Often new layers will not slow down in the winter. Maybe you will be one of the fortunate ones.


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