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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by country flock, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. country flock

    country flock In the Brooder

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    What time of day do hens lay? :cd :jumpy
     

  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    From dawn to dusk.
    Their ovulation cycle is 26+ hours. They rarely lay at night unless they let one slip from the roost so they lay a couple hours later each day until they skip a day. Then they lay first thing in the morning all the eggs that would have come at night until their cycle catches up with the clock and then later and later each day till they skip again.
     
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  3. country flock

    country flock In the Brooder

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    Cooool!!! Thanks for your help!!!! :thumbsup
     

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