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How many eggs do your Australorps lay?

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How many eggs do they lay and what is the normal egg size?

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My Australorps layed about an egg a day during the summer and I had two hens that hatched out 2 broods of their own.  The eggs I am getting from first time layers have been on the large side but not dramatic.  The eggs laying has dropped off a bit due to the decrease in light

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Whoever said, "There is no such thing as a stupid question." never had children.- Holly K. Ross
Example: "I just spilled milk in the kitchen, do you want me to clean it up?"

For Recipes, Gardening Tips, and Funny stories from our farm go to- www.themakingofahome.wordpress.com

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Mine have laid an egg a day (with the occasional one day break) since they were 7 months. Now they're just going on a year old they've slowed down slightly... maybe twice a week I'll get one egg less in the box. They've been ranging less recently, plus it's mid-Summer and quite hot, so I imagine that has slowed things down a little as well as them moving out of that magic pullet year.

Proud chickie-mama to Penny (Black Australorp Hybrid), and our newest chicks:

Lacey (Light Sussex), Freckles (Ancona), Cinnamon (Welsummer) and Nutmeg (Barnevelder)

I made an auto treadle feeder for my chooks! Check it out here! http://www.backyardchickens.com/web/viewblog.php?id=91980-treadle-feeder-project

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Proud chickie-mama to Penny (Black Australorp Hybrid), and our newest chicks:

Lacey (Light Sussex), Freckles (Ancona), Cinnamon (Welsummer) and Nutmeg (Barnevelder)

I made an auto treadle feeder for my chooks! Check it out here! http://www.backyardchickens.com/web/viewblog.php?id=91980-treadle-feeder-project

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