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
    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

    Sep 20, 2009
    On the Farm!
    No they can lay 2 eggs in one day!! I doubt very seriously that your 11 weeks olds are laying yet!!

  3. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Songster

    Jun 8, 2010
    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
    Last edited: Jul 9, 2010

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