Wyndotte laying behavior?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Amyh, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. Amyh

    Amyh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do they generally lay less frequently? I have a new layer and I'm only getting one egg every third day from her. I think it's the Wyndotte, but I'm not 100% sure. She is about 10 months, so if it's not her laying, I may never get eggs from her!!! lol
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    My hatchery GLWs have been very reliable layers as a rule. When they started laying at about 6 months old I got an egg just about every day until their first molt which didn't happen until they were about 2-2.5 years old. They took a break from laying just long enough to re-grow feathers and went back to it. Now, they are old ladies and don't lay as well or as often, but they still lay a couple times a week. The only GLW that I have that hasn't laid well is my chronic broody.
     
  3. ScotianChick

    ScotianChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My SLWs only take a break from laying every few days. [​IMG]
     
  4. EssexGirl

    EssexGirl Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two GLWs, somewhere over a year old, and it seems like they alternate days - I don't often get a day when they both lay. Don't know what they were like when they were younger, as we didn't have them then.
     
  5. Amyh

    Amyh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got her from a breeder, but geez this girl is OLD, so I'm not sure what's up with her! Ugghhh...
     
  6. pkw

    pkw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My columbian wyandottes have been laying every day except for the one hen who went broody and hatched out chicks. It took her a few days before she started laying again.
     

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