egg laying how many eggs should i be getting

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by blueseal, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have 13 hens ranging from 6 months to 2 years old 4nh. reds 8mo old .2 delawares 7 mo old. 2 buff orps 1.5 yrs old 1 rihode izld red and a white rock and a buff orp 2 yrs old.and 2buff orps 6 mo. old. im getting 2- 7 eggs aday does this seem right or should i be getting more eggs aday i only have three hens that are two years or more . i figured i at least be getting 10eggs aday. ialso have 3 roosters one 3yr old and 2 6mo olds
     
  2. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have lights on them?
     
  3. DivaHick

    DivaHick Out Of The Brooder

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    How long have you had them? Have they always had this many or has it changed?

    If they're new or it's changed, well it could just be the winter. They do lay less then...

    Good luck!
     
  4. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no light iv had chickens for 2 years the ones i have now range from 7 months to 2yrs old they have laid right thru winter last 2 yrs right now im getting 2-7 egss aday varies day by day some days better than others.
     

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