who has been getting less eggs in the past few weeks?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kscottjoyce, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. kscottjoyce

    kscottjoyce Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wondering,
    How many people have been getting less eggs in the past few weeks?
     
  2. True Grit

    True Grit Chillin' With My Peeps

    I just started getting fewer eggs this past week. Don't know why though. [​IMG]
     
  3. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

    Jan 5, 2011
    Hickory Flat, MS
    I have. They all seem fine though.
     
  4. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    Mine are just the opposite. Laying more eggs then I can keep up with.
     
  5. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

    Jan 5, 2011
    Hickory Flat, MS
    Quote:That's what they are supposed to be doing... But not mine.
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    I was getting zero eggs out of over 40 girls weeks ago, but, I'm getting super production now. [​IMG] thanks to a bobcat going bye-bye.
     
  7. buff

    buff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been getting fewer eggs also. My flock seem fine. But I do have some chickens that apparently isn't eating enough oystershell for they because once in a while i find a softshelled egg in nesting box and if I don't get it out before another hen goes in to lay an egg and breaks the egg then they end up eating it. That seems like why somedays I have less eggs.
     
  8. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm getting more eggs than I ever have, but I started my birds on Ultimate Vitamins from Foy's Pigeon's and they are laying great now.
     
  9. Jim Pryce

    Jim Pryce Out Of The Brooder

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    My gals were slow, but with the recent weather warmup here in Southeast Michigan, they really kicked production into gear. It has cooled off & is raining right now & is supposed to be in the 30's through the weekend. Hoping they don't get confused & slow down again.
     
  10. blueberrychickens

    blueberrychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine too have been laying less than during the cold weather of winter. I just broke 2 broodies this past weekend & am hoping that they get back into the groove of laying soon. On Friday I only got 1 egg...[​IMG]
    I thought once spring & warmer weather came, that they would start laying like crazy but its been just the opposite. Very odd.....
     

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