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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 Songster

    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 Songster

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

    Bock_Bock Songster

    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 Crowing

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

  8. FortWorthChicks

    FortWorthChicks Songster

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

    Barred Rockstar In 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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