Are 2 eggs possible?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jimz1, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. jimz1

    jimz1 Songster

    Jun 6, 2010
    Coleman, Wi
    Is it possible for a pullet to lay 2 eggs in 1 day? My wife went out to collect the eggs and there were 2 hens laying and no eggs. I went out later and found 2 eggs where wifey said a N.H. Red was setting. Is it possible for a chicken to lay 2 eggs at a time? I know pullets are capable of doing strange things before their inner workings are working correctly but 2 eggs at a time seems a little much. What do you think?
  2. MommyMagpie

    MommyMagpie Songster

    Jul 29, 2011
    Salem/Jarvisville, WV
    We got 3 in a day a couple of times when we only had 2 hens, so it is possible, but the extra one came in the late afternoon. Your girls just laid in the same nest when no one was looking.
  3. mjuenem

    mjuenem Chirping

    Aug 8, 2010
    Putnam Co.
    They both probably layed in the same nest. They seem to preferr the same nest oftentimes.

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