8 eggs from 6 hens in 1 day?!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by andythescot, Oct 29, 2010.

  1. andythescot

    andythescot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So from my flock of 6 hens, I got 8 eggs... in one day. I know one of the "double layers" was my EE who lays blue eggs. I'm not too concerned about her since she isn't eggsackly proficient in the laying department. But what about the other one? Isn't it unhealthy to lay two eggs in one day?
     
  2. rcentner

    rcentner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used to have a hen that would occaisionally lay 2 in one day. I always knew who it was cause she was my only white egg layer at that time. boy do I miss her....have never had one lay 2 in one day since her. It's not unhealthy, just a real productive hen!
     

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