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How many eggs did you get this past week?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by trunkman, Sep 20, 2010.

  1. trunkman

    trunkman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 26, 2009
    Rock Hill SC
    I got 61 eggs this week from 11 pullets!! Wooo Hoooo! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  2. kakayona

    kakayona Out Of The Brooder

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    since its the first day of the week I only got two. [​IMG]
     
  3. poorartists

    poorartists Out Of The Brooder

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    How did you get that many eggs? Share your wisdom? What breed? How old?

    I have been so impatient with my flock. The only ones laying at 7 months old on a consistent basis are my to RIRs.

    My 2 Americanas, and 2 Light Brahmas are just eating feed! I have an offer from a local farmer to trade me 3 RIRS that are close to 1 year old for my four 7 month olds (the Americanas and Brahmas). Do you think I should take the slightly older Rhode Island Reds and ditch my four younger pretty non-layers?

    Please advise ASAP!!! - newbie Sarah
     
  4. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:i would ri reds lay all winter.
     
  5. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i got 53 eggs last week out of 23 hens. i start my week on sunday thru saturday. thats when i count my eggs for the week.
     
  6. poorartists

    poorartists Out Of The Brooder

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    Good point. Also, how common is chicken lice? If I do this trade to increase my egg laying, I'm giving my four chickens away. These four chickens were all treated for a very mild case of chicken lice last month, and seem fully recovered. I guess I should be honest and share this info. with the farmer I'm trading with. But then again, I bet her flock of 100 birds as mild chicken lice at times too right?
     
  7. trunkman

    trunkman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 26, 2009
    Rock Hill SC
    Quote:I do the same, my week starts on Sunday too. [​IMG]
     
  8. trunkman

    trunkman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 26, 2009
    Rock Hill SC
    Quote:I have no wisdom, I'm new to chickens too, all I do is feed them layer feed, give them a treat of scratch every day when I get home from work, and let them free range while I'm home. I also give them treats like cooked spaghetti, cooked oatmeal, bread ends, and any leftovers I have, no secrets here... [​IMG]
     
  9. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    I got around 100 eggs 20+ hens
     
  10. trunkman

    trunkman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 26, 2009
    Rock Hill SC
    Quote:I have RIR's, barred rocks, new hampshire reds, austrolorps, one white rock and one jersey giant... all 24 and 27 weeks old..
     
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