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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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Example: "I just spilled milk in the kitchen, do you want me to clean it up?"

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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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my birds are really really weird... i think... maybe not... any way they area laying 4-7 a day now. i think they are happy. :cd:yiipchick:jumpy

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Dear Griz.

I love and miss  you and there isn't a day gone by that I don't regret leaving the gate open....

 

"He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion"-unknown

God is great!

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