Egg Record

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Peep-Chicken, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I was reading this chicken book, and it says that in 1979, a white leghorn laid 371 eggs in 365 days. How is this possible?! Or is it not possible? I only though they could lay an egg a day...
     
  2. mortie

    mortie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is completely possible for a chicken to lay more than one egg in a day. It has happened with one of mine on at least two occasions that were nice hard eggs and a couple more that were soft shells. Other people have reported it around here as well.
     
  3. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    That's interesting! My silkie did lay three eggs in one day, but she was eggbound...
     

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