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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sarmartur, Aug 13, 2016.

  1. sarmartur

    sarmartur In the Brooder

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    do chickens lay at the same time every day
     

  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    A hen that lays an egg every day will lay later each day as it takes approximately 26 hours to make and egg. A hen that lays less frequently could lay at about the same time everyday, but they too seem to lay later each day they lay, until it reaches late afternoon, than a hen will wait until the following morning.
     
  3. ejcrist

    ejcrist Songster

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    X2. Sometimes they go on strike though, like when there's excessive heat, major/sudden change in weather, etc. Also of course when the daylight hours are short.
     
  4. sarmartur

    sarmartur In the Brooder

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    thank u
     

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