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9 eggs out of 8 girls??????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicken Judy, Jan 15, 2015.

  1. Chicken Judy

    Chicken Judy In the Brooder

    Dec 14, 2014
    Newnan, GA
    I have 8 RIR that are beginning to lay really well. Yesterday 8 eggs...Today 9 eggs. One of soft shell and broken but other 8 are perfect. Can anyone understand that math?
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Upon occasion a hen will lay 2 eggs in a day. When she does so one is frequently imperfect, and she generally skips the next day.
  3. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Songster

    Nov 30, 2007
    emmet MI
    Just a glitch that can happen with new layers. One hen laid the soft and hard egg. She should get it right soon. As long as that is not happening daily, everything is ok.

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