EE million dollar question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by creekrocket, May 11, 2011.

  1. creekrocket

    creekrocket Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2011
    Savannah, Ga
    How often do Easter Eggers lay their eggs? I am thinking of getting 4 Cornish x hens for meat, and two EE's for eggs. I was wondering how often the EE's lay. Thanks
  2. Kaitie09

    Kaitie09 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2009
    South Central, PA
    Ours lay every day or every other day. She is the only EE and lays a teal egg so we can always tell.
  3. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

    Aug 17, 2008
    Larry, KS
    My Coop
    Mine have been some of my most prolific layers, and lay 5 or 6 eggs a week at 3 years old. It was nearly daily for the first two years, including winter.
  4. Alabama ee

    Alabama ee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 18, 2010
    We have always had ones that are great layers. The first year they layed an egg every day. They then took about a month and a half break and molted.
    Then, started laying about an egg a day. Their eggs are larger the 2nd year. Every once in a while now one of them will skip a day. However, usually, I get an egg from each of them.
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Mine lays 6 days a week at 2 years old. She's one of my top layers of nice, large eggs.
  6. Carols Clucks

    Carols Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 13, 2010
    Our 5 year old EE/olive egg is still busy laying!

    The one year olds lay pretty much daily too
  7. chkinut

    chkinut Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2010
    Leesburg, Ohio
    mine lays about 5-6 eggs a week. she'll be a year old soon, and she has large eggs (almost to x-large on my egg scale). she's very quiet and a sweety pie too! but i once had an EE that was loud!
  8. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I have 2 EEs that are laying and 2 juvenile EEs.

    We usually get two eggs a day from them, skipping a day here and there.

    I would say they are some of the best layers- even better than my Buff Orpingtons and Welsummers.

    Mine are almost one year old (I think 10 or 11 months).

    Their eggs are slightly smaller than the BOs and Wellie eggs. I love the texture of them...smooth and silky.
    Last edited: May 11, 2011
  9. dewey

    dewey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 9, 2010
    north of eternity
    Mine usually lay daily. They're young but great layers. Mine are not quiet, sweet, but not quiet, lol.
  10. creekrocket

    creekrocket Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2011
    Savannah, Ga
    Thanks for the reply's y'all:)

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