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Wish my other hens would start producing.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by outdoor junkie, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. outdoor junkie

    outdoor junkie In the Brooder

    Mar 28, 2011
    Had one girl give me an egg the last six days, just wish the other three that are the same age would start chipping in. Gonna take along time at this rate to aqcuire a dozen eggs.[​IMG]

  2. Sassafras

    Sassafras Songster

    Jan 16, 2011
    I know what you mean. I have one that started over two weeks ago and another that started about a week ago. But eventually they will all start laying and we will have an overload of eggs....I hope!
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    Tell me about it! I have 16 and may get two eggs a day. One day I got ten then back to 1-2 a day. My gals are young, though, and with this heat we are experiencing, I don't blame him.
  4. SarahBeth9394

    SarahBeth9394 Songster

    Aug 23, 2008
    I'm in the same boat. 1 started 2 weeks ago, a second one joined in a few days ago, then there's 5 more that are the same age we are still waiting on. Plus I have 2 SLW that are 6 weeks younger but are really getting red faces. Soon enough there will be more eggs than we can eat. They are getting a pep talk 3 times daily.
  5. mystang89

    mystang89 Songster

    Jul 12, 2011
    I have 5 hens that are 9 months old which I bought alittle over 2 weeks ago. Started out with 1 egg, then 2, then 3 then 0. Now I'm getting 1 a day from the dominate hen whos working her butt off, literally, so I feel your pain. Here's hoping we can all start getting our eggs soon.
  6. outdoor junkie

    outdoor junkie In the Brooder

    Mar 28, 2011
    Yes, have alot of people who are asking me for eggs. I tell them at this rate I can give them a dozen each every 12 days or so. Haha, slow going but still cool. Mine are all really red faced, but only the one laying will squat down when I go to pet them, guess I just have to be patient.
  7. chickengal30

    chickengal30 Chirping

    Mar 13, 2011
    West coast of Florida.
    [​IMG] Well I guess I have company!! I have four girls who are 18.5 weeks old. One of them, Jasmine my Red Star has layed us 11 eggs in the last 12 days [​IMG] , and they are soooo good [​IMG] the others, well who knows [​IMG].... its exciting though, checking, waiting. These are my first chickens, and Im hopelessly addicted [​IMG]

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