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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by godisgood, Dec 22, 2011.
How many eggs do they lay and what is the normal egg size?
My Australorps layed about an egg a day during the summer and I had two hens that hatched out 2 broods of their own. The eggs I am getting from first time layers have been on the large side but not dramatic. The eggs laying has dropped off a bit due to the decrease in light
Mine have laid an egg a day (with the occasional one day break) since they were 7 months. Now they're just going on a year old they've slowed down slightly... maybe twice a week I'll get one egg less in the box. They've been ranging less recently, plus it's mid-Summer and quite hot, so I imagine that has slowed things down a little as well as them moving out of that magic pullet year.
my birds are really really weird... i think... maybe not... any way they area laying 4-7 a day now. i think they are happy.