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Egg laying at night?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicabee19, Aug 19, 2008.

  1. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone have a hen who has laid eggs during the night?
     
  2. paul65

    paul65 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Does it lay in the nest box or while on the roost? I've had one the was startled and layed while on the roost it just droped to the floor and broke.
     
  3. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    I've got a hen that every now and then (maybe every 2-3 dozen eggs) lays one at night, and whe she does so, it's always smack in the middle of the floor. The rest of her eggs are always in the nest box.
     
  4. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i don't have any chickens yet.... I am just asking questions so I can learn.

    A post I read made me think of this question.

    thanks!

    cb19
     
  5. Gindee77

    Gindee77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found one on the floor, right under the roosts, this morning at 6am. It was cooled off, so I assumed it was laid in the night.
     
  6. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Mine has been for the last 5 nights! I don't know what's up. [​IMG] I guess that's when she feels like laying. [​IMG]
     

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