egg laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Sissy, Jan 25, 2009.

  1. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tucking in my ladies last night
    found 9 eggs and its 17 degrees ,
    what a nice surprise..
    I Have 5 hens ,
    checked at noon and there
    were none, some are doing double duty..
    Is this normal I thought the production line shuts down in the colder weather..
     
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2009
  2. siz8003

    siz8003 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Fitz.,NH
    It might be because the # of daytime hours are going up. I went from 6-7 eggs 2 weeks ago to 16-19. I am not complaining [​IMG]
     
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    My hens have been laying regularly all this winter, with no artificial light! Two of them are laying twice a day. They're 7 BR's and 1 RIR. Good girls! [​IMG]

    Now I need to figure out what to do with all these eggs! [​IMG]
     
  4. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL Iam not complaining ,
    and our friends.just say thank you..
    but I did get 2 qts of Organic honey and Quiece jelly
    in return.. So go girls go...LOL
     

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