Can a hen lay 2 eggs in one day????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dkosh, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. dkosh

    dkosh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some hens that I have separated due to being pecked by the others. Every day I go in and gather their eggs. I noticed last week one hen had 2 eggs in her nest. Hmmmm? Did I miss one yesterday? Must have I thought. Now today, a week later. Poof! 2 eggs in her nest again. So is it possible for a hen to give 2 eggs in one day? or what my family thinks, my mind has flown the coop.[​IMG]
     
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    It is rare, but possible. Sometimes one will come like really early in the morning, or she could have laid it in the night, then another came later in the day.
     

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