First eggs - how many per day?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by hoping4better, Apr 5, 2011.

  1. hoping4better

    hoping4better Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Once they start laying how long till production reaches one a day each or close? I've got barnyard mutts that just started laying. They're mainly Barred Rock, Black Sex-Link, Buff Orpington, and a Black Australorp.

    I've just started getting eggs and today is the first day I got two eggs. Obviously they're not all laying yet, but I am pretty certain I've got at least 3 laying the little bitty eggs (the size of my aunt's full size bantam eggs). I am just curious how long it takes for production to ramp up. Should I expect like one a week each for a while or what? How does it work at the beginning?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    My mutt who just started laying has been laying one a day or one every other day since she started.
     

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