Daily routine

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by crazy4spurs, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. crazy4spurs

    crazy4spurs Out Of The Brooder

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    First I want to preface this question with the fact that I am new to the chicken raising experience....

    My Cuckoo Marans are 20 weeks old...I got my first egg on August 5th and get somewhere between 2-5 eggs a day....

    My question is....is there a normal time of day that chickens lay? I have noticed that my chickens don't start laying till after 10 am and lay all the way thru 7 pm...

    Is this a normal routine or will they adjust as they get more experienced in laying? [​IMG]
     
  2. dbounds10

    dbounds10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if you search, you will find alot of threads on this but I have been told that the egg cycle is 25 hours so if they lay at 8am one day it may be 9am the next and so on. However, I have a Bar Rock that just started laying last week and I have gotten an egg every day (9 days) from her between 9-11am
     
  3. crazy4spurs

    crazy4spurs Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the info....I had read that it is 19 hours between eggs, but who knows [​IMG]
     

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