how many birds do you think i have laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jimmythechicken, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Songster

    Jun 8, 2010
    mansfield
    we bought a 1 year old hen with 4 chicks about 5 weeks old. she is raising her chicks an started to make nest in our nesting boxes the layed an egg early mornig about 5:30 to 6:00.then skipped next day then had one at about 3 pm the next day.then today we had another egg at 8-9 am.we have comets that are about 11 weeks old do you think i may have 2 birds laying.that is a pretty fast turn around they are all on the smaller side.
     

  2. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

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    No they can lay 2 eggs in one day!! I doubt very seriously that your 11 weeks olds are laying yet!!

    Missi
     
  3. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Songster

    Jun 8, 2010
    mansfield
    her comets are 12 weeks just looked on calender that is what i figured i know the comets will lay as early as 14 weeks but is rare they are pretty big. bigger then the 1 year old hen.lol
     
    Last edited: Jul 9, 2010

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