Do they eventually...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Woopdeedo, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. Woopdeedo

    Woopdeedo In the Brooder

    Mar 20, 2011
    Orem, Utah
    ...lay their eggs at around the same time each day as one another, or will each of the girls continue laying their eggs throughout the day? We are collecting eggs three or four times a day. Is that normal?

    SSASQ (sorry such a stupid question), but I was just curious.
    Last edited: Aug 30, 2011
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Crossing the Road

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    Their cycle is 26 hours or longer so they seem to lay in the morning because they normally won't lay during the night.
    The eggs from that period are laid in the morning for several days and then later and later in the day until they skip a day.
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    Not a stupid quiestion! From personal experience, my hens usually have their eggs layed before 3pm. It seems like, even though we have four nesting boxes, they all sort of wait in line for the one special nest box......Silly girls!

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