Who's not laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by hezevz, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. Eggo

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  2. Strudel

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  3. Marmalade

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  1. hezevz

    hezevz Out Of The Brooder

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    Out of my four girls I'm not sure which one of them isn't laying yet.

    Dippy-Buff Orpington
    Strudel-Red Star
    Eggo-Silver Laced Wyandotte
    Miss Marmalade-Barred Rock

    I get three eggs every day, but I'm not sure who isn't laying yet. So far I get a darker brown egg, a light brown, egg and an off white egg. I'm positive that Dippy is laying already because I've seen her in action so I know she's the light brown egg. Who do you think isn't laying?

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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    My guess would be that the Silver-Laced Wyandotte isn't laying. The dark brown egg looks like the Red Star eggs that I've seen, and the one on the far right looks like its Dippy's egg. In my experience, both Barred Rocks and Wyandottes lay light brown colored eggs. I'm guessing the Wyandotte isn't laying because Barred Rocks are usually better layers (and would have started sooner). It could really be either of those two birds.
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    X2 that Eggo is the slacker, the dark one looks like a Red Star egg, BRs are usually start sooner and that pretty pinkish egg is just really big for a Wyandotte pullet.
     
  4. kelck22

    kelck22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wyandottes are slower to mature than other birds.
     
  5. Cindy in PA

    Cindy in PA Overrun With Chickens

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    I only had wyandottes once, but many of them started laying at 20 weeks like all the rest of the breeds over the years. If you get 3 eggs a day, 4 chickens could still be laying.
     
  6. DLV58

    DLV58 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice Eggs
     
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  7. hezevz

    hezevz Out Of The Brooder

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    Everyone is finally laying. I get four different varieties of beautiful eggs now every day.
    :)

    And thanks, DLV58.
     

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