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Average Number of Eggs Per Day

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

  1. first_cap_fire

    first_cap_fire New Egg

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    I am interested in getting some chickens for egglaying for fun and maybe make a little money as well. I am thinking about getting Rhode Island Reds as I hear they produce nice big brown eggs. I was curious what other peoples thoughts are and about how many eggs a day can a Rhode Island Red lay a day. Any advice would be helpful.

    Thanks

    Mark
     
  2. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It takes a little over 24 hours for a chicken to lay an egg. So pretty much 1 egg a day is the absolute best you can get. Occasionally they do take breaks...molting...winter etc.
     
  3. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    AZBootsie, I think you should send me that ugly roo in your avatar [​IMG]

    What a beauty!
     

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