Can a hen lay more than 1 egg per day?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Redrhodies, Jan 4, 2011.

  1. Redrhodies

    Redrhodies New Egg

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    Here is my question: I currently have 8 RIR's. I usually collect my eggs by noon and then at the end of the night around 9pm. Today at 11:30am I found 1 egg in one box and there were hens in the other two so I left them alone. Tonight, I collected 8 more eggs. I am positive there were no eggs in the boxes last night when I closed the coop up. Is it possible for one of the hens to have layed two eggs today?
     
  2. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    First off, [​IMG] Secondly, yes it is possible. My Red Frizle Cochin did.
     
  3. gingerpeach22

    gingerpeach22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I swear there were ten eggs from nine hens the other day.
     
  4. journey11

    journey11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now that's productive! [​IMG] I'm sure it's possible, especially if the timing was conveniently close for when you came to gather them. She must have just laid the second one.
     
  5. sunshine23

    sunshine23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is really nice! [​IMG]
     

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