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How do you how many eggs each hen is laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Jvillehopeful, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. Jvillehopeful

    Jvillehopeful Hatching

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    If you have more than one chicken of the same breed how do you how many eggs each chicken is laying?
     

  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    Not easy to do. You have to watch them somehow, separate them, or use what's called a trap nest. There is one more way, put food coloring on one of their vents. I'm not kidding lol. Put some food coloring right on it, and when she lays that egg should have a colored smear on it. I've never done it myself, just something I heard about.
     

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