How many eggs does a hen lay per day?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Bock_Bock, Jan 7, 2010.

  1. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2008
    Hayward, Ca
    i am watching Family fued and that was the question, in the end, and these were the answers given:

    1st person 6 eggs a day
    2nd person a dozen eggs a day lol
  2. Countrywife

    Countrywife Corrupted by a Redneck

    Aug 20, 2009
    I want me some of those chickens.
  3. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    The Wilds!
  4. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2008
    Hayward, Ca
    Quote:tell me about i know i would make a killing off of money just from the eggs
  5. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Did they say what was the #1 answer?
  6. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    i believe that is deturmened by age and different things. normally i think it is 1 about every 18 hours so depending on their cycle and when they lay it should be 1-2 eggs in a day if i'm not mistakeing.
  7. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 17, 2007
    New Jersey
    They probably also think a pig lays 8 hot dogs a day.
  8. FortWorthChicks

    FortWorthChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2009
    Fort Worth
    sad state of affairs.
  9. Barred Rockstar

    Barred Rockstar Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 7, 2009
    Humboldt County, CA
    Last edited: Jan 7, 2010
  10. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

    Jan 4, 2009
    Claremore, OK
    Quote:It takes 24 hours for a hen to completely cycle. Some hens 23 hours, but a general statement is 24 hours per day will result in approximately 1 egg. Each day, the cycle starts later and later. Eventually, the hen will "skip" a day. This "skip" is known as the end of a "clutch". The longer a hen lays, the larger her clutch will be.

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