Why are her eggs getting smaller?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bobthebunny, Aug 31, 2014.

  1. bobthebunny

    bobthebunny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok my first layer is my baby girl an Americana named Timid. She layed her first egg about 2 1/2 months ago now. Her first 2 weeks of eggs were small then one day they just got huge as big as store-bought eggs. She layed about 8 that size then her eggs slowly got smaller. At first I didn't worry because I thought she just wasn't getting enough hoppers. So I started letting them out at 8am instead of 9 30 that helped for a while she layed about 3 big eggs then stopped laying big eggs at all. I've tried walking her down to where the biggest grass hoppers nothing. The other hens eggs are now bigger then hers. I thought It could be the heat(live in Texas the high usually around 100) but I put a fan on her nothing. Help please. This is my 4th post like this and I really want her to have everything she wants and needs but I don't know if i'm doing something wrong or what.
     
  2. carladababe

    carladababe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds to me like your doing a good job hopper hunting, I also hunt with my girls and they love it. Give it time, heat can do funny things to a little bird, and she's young. [​IMG]
     

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