Her first week of laying and are BR has laid 6 eggs since Tuesday!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rebecca10782, Feb 2, 2009.

  1. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Is this normal or is she laying more than the usual Barred Rock? Tuesday was her first, Thursday her second and then one every day since [​IMG] I am so excited, I didn't even know that a chicken could lay 6 a week [​IMG] And they are SO good!
     
  2. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
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    Hope that's normal cuz I just hatched out a bunch of BR's!!
     
  3. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2008
    Tucson AZ
    I will be very happy if my Barred Rocks lay and egg every day!!!
     
  4. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Well researching, I have never found a breed that lays more than 5 a week. I don't know how acurate that is. According to My Pet Chicken, BR only lay 4 on an average week.
     
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  5. ghulst

    ghulst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nomal. I have 3 Isa Browns that I got 3 eggs every day in Janurary.
     
  6. Dogfighter

    Dogfighter Out Of The Brooder

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    Our Barred Rock has been laying for 3 weeks now and has only missed two days. My 2 year old Daughter and I go and collect the eggs every morning and so far there has always been one light brown egg. If they lay this well in the winter I wonder if that means two a day in the summer?
     
  7. msgenie516

    msgenie516 The Happy Hen

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    Hi,

    Yes, I think it is normal as my RIR's pullets lay an egg almost every day. I have 4 RIR pullet girls and many times, I get 4 eggs a day, sometimes 3, but never less (so far, anyway). These girls are great--good luck! Genie
     
  8. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Ah, thats great. This probably means that the rest of the girls will be laying more than expected. Does anyone have Buckeyes, Turkens, Marans, Black Stars, Wellsummers or EE's? If so, how many do you get from them on average?
     
  9. Fresh Eggs

    Fresh Eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black Stars lay all through winter!
     
  10. CackleFan

    CackleFan Out Of The Brooder

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    My Black Stars are egg-laying machines. They eat a lot too![​IMG]
     

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