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Do you keep track of how many eggs you get?

post #1 of 14
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I'm wondering if I'm the only one who keeps track of how many eggs I get each day. I built my coop and introduced hens to it January of this year and have kept track of how many eggs I get every day and haven't missed a day since day one. Am I the only one who does this? hmm

post #2 of 14

Well so far I have...my count is a big fat 0
But when we do start getting them I am sure we will keep count.

post #3 of 14
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If you're like me you'll keep track and see how this week compared to last week, I've been doing it from day one! smile

post #4 of 14

UHH ya, doesnt every body LOL.

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post #5 of 14

Thank you:)  DH thought I was nuts when I put a spreadsheet on the fridge two days ago......... the day we found our first egg.  He said it was my German heritage surfacing:lol:.  So far I only have one hen laying, pretty soon I'll need to figure out who laid which egg:/

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My spreadsheet for my egg count has notes regarding the weather in regards to possible reasons for egg production fluctuations!  Nobody can say we're NOT thorough! gig

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post #7 of 14
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I have mature hens and pullets, I even keep track of how many eggs I get from each, Nahhh I'm not hooked!! lau

post #8 of 14

I kept track for probably the first six months or so, then gave it up as we had more pressing matters.  I put a huge star on the calendar when we got our first green egg, though.  I may start tracking it again, though, as we have many more laying now.

Married to DH for 21 years, DS 18,  mom of golden retrievers--Harley and Mia, and my 17 girls--Barred Rocks, a Buff Orpington, Rhode Island Reds, Easter Eggers, a Gold Laced Wyandotte, a Silver Laced Wyandotte, Delawares, Cuckoo Marans, a Black Australorp, and Twiggy---our Welsummer, who laid the prettiest eggs ever, but left for chickie heaven today, where they never, ever run out of raisins.
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Married to DH for 21 years, DS 18,  mom of golden retrievers--Harley and Mia, and my 17 girls--Barred Rocks, a Buff Orpington, Rhode Island Reds, Easter Eggers, a Gold Laced Wyandotte, a Silver Laced Wyandotte, Delawares, Cuckoo Marans, a Black Australorp, and Twiggy---our Welsummer, who laid the prettiest eggs ever, but left for chickie heaven today, where they never, ever run out of raisins.
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post #9 of 14

I keep track of how many eggs we get every day. I even break that down. I keep track of how many small eggs (from our yearlings), leghorn, ameraucana, bantam, and pullet. I then do an average for the week.

At the end of the month I write down the total number and bantam total to get the total number of sellable eggs. yippiechickie

My husband thinks I'm crazy. tongue2 A lot of the stuff I've read acutally says you should keep track cuz then you can detect problems. I think it's kind of fun too. Our pullets just started laying last month and it was pretty cool to see that at the end of the month the 16 of them had laid over 250 eggs!jumpy

You know, sometimes it is nice just to come on here and to see that I'm not the only person that actually loves my chickens. I get so much joy out of taking care of them. I have a chronic illness that will also flare up and sometimes those girls are the only reason I get out of bed. It's nice to be needed and to see their happy faces every day!love

My name is Dani. My husband, 13-year-old son and I own 4 cats, 43 hens (8EE, 7BR, 2 Lt Brhm, 3Aus, 4BO, 4Leg, 2SLW, 3RIR, 10ISA,), 4 Bantam hens and 2 roos).
RIP my sweet, sweet Marley

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My name is Dani. My husband, 13-year-old son and I own 4 cats, 43 hens (8EE, 7BR, 2 Lt Brhm, 3Aus, 4BO, 4Leg, 2SLW, 3RIR, 10ISA,), 4 Bantam hens and 2 roos).
RIP my sweet, sweet Marley

I don't have a short attention span, I just ... ooh look! A Chicken!
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post #10 of 14

1 Mon, 1 Fri, 4 today(Sat), of course my wife does the egg math, I only do chicken math. I gave 7 birds away so that means I'll have to get 25 in the spring, maybe 50.


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