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9 eggs in one sitting

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by islandgirlfun2, Oct 7, 2011.

  1. islandgirlfun2

    islandgirlfun2 New Egg

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    I'm no chicken expert, we have 3 backyard chickens, 2 cornish(hen and rooster) and one hen that is black with white speckles, this week she was trying to dig around to find a spot to lay eggs and yesterday she ended up just having them in the coop, she had 9 eggs in one sitting and this is her first eggs she has layed. Is it normal to have that many? They are brown eggs.
     
  2. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sounds like she has been laying eggs for a while, and you just found them...9 sounds impossible to me, I have heard of two in one day, but never 9.
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] That is a physical impossibility. Look for another logical explanation.
     
  4. OldChurchEggery1

    OldChurchEggery1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I concur with the two previous posters. Either the hen has been laying longer than you think or someone is playing a joke on you.
     

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