9 eggs in one sitting

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

  1. islandgirlfun2

    islandgirlfun2 Hatching

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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 Songster

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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 Songster

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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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