How can I tell when a hen is laying or not?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Taryns mawmaw, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. Taryns mawmaw

    Taryns mawmaw New Egg

    Jun 6, 2011
    I would like to know if anyone else has this problem. I work a full time job while my girls are at home free ranging. We rescued these hens from a production house so our eggs haven't been as much as I had hoped with having 32 hens. The most eggs I have gotten in one day was 20 (once). We are thinking about getting rid of some of them that are no longer laying and was wondering if there is a way we can do this without sitting in the coop and watching.
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas

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