About how many eggs would I expect

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Momagain1, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2011
    Central IL
    to get with approximately 30 hens...

    breeds include:

    Red Sexlinks

    3 EE'ers
    2 light brahmas...

    Thanks...I'm trying to make an estimate so I know about how many eggs i'll get a day/week,
    so I can figure out how many to sell/give away and if i need to get more hens to meet my
    ppl who are already asking to buy eggs...

    of course; mine are only 5 wks old lol..so we have a while; but I'm just learning now
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2011
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Your numbers compared to mine, I say about 20 a day, when all are laying. The turkens won't lay as much as the rest, at least in my experience.
  3. wingsofglory

    wingsofglory Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2011
    Palmer Alaska
    Those are all good layers. When they finally are all laying consistently after the month of pullet eggs, you should get at least two dozen a day.

    If less, look for hidden nests.

    Mine each laid about 6 eggs a week. Seems like they each took one day off a week. Which was ok with me.
  4. tuthillny

    tuthillny Semper Fidelis

    Sep 27, 2010
    Ulster Co. NY
    Out of 7 (2 year old) hens and 19 (9 month old) pullets I get between 19 - 26 eggs. Way more eggs than I need! Good luck

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